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NRS Learning Community

The NIFA Reporting System (NRS) Learning Community will offer on-demand informational and instructional videos.

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NIFA FY 2022 President's Budget Proposal

Discretionary funding totaling $1.96 billion will support high-priority issues, including a $700 million investment in America’s flagship agricultural science competitive grants program. The document describes the funding proposed in…

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Nutritional Security Webinar Series Speaker Bios: Prioritizing Nutrition Security - Emerging Approaches in Research and Practice

Prioritizing Nutrition Security - Emerging Approaches in Research and Practice: Speaker bios

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Nutritional Security Webinar Series Flyer: Prioritizing Nutrition Security - Emerging Approaches in Research and Practice

Learn about emerging approaches to prioritizing nutrition security in research and practice at an upcoming webinar on Monday, September 27th from 3 – 4:30 p.m. EST (2 – 3:30 p.m. CST).

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MSCFR & RREA Administrative Meeting Brochure

The 2021 McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Research (MSCFR) and the Renewable Resources Extension Act (RREA) programs will hold two events (Fall and Spring) to identify opportunities, discuss challenges, and collaborate in…

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Panel Manager Orientation

Welcome to the NIFA Virtual Panel Manager Orientation! Thank you for serving as a peer review Panel Manager.

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Programa de Investigación e Innovación para Pequeñas Empresas

El Instituto Nacional de Alimentación y Agricultura (NIFA, por sus siglas en inglés) administra el programa SBIR del Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (USDA), el cual se centra en proyectos que mejoran la agricultura, el…

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The United States and CGIAR

The United States investment in CGIAR research is a win-win proposition for the U.S. and developing countries. This document describes the five wins from collaboration between the U.S. and CGIAR.

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Leading Large Transdisciplinary Projects: Insights from the Authors

The authors of the Leading Large Transdisciplinary Projects Addressing Social-Ecological Systems primer provide insights on developing, managing, and completing large social-ecological systems projects. The videos present lessons…

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Global Engagement Opportunities

NIFA is committed to strengthening American agriculture through global engagement. Applicants to NIFA's programs have opportunities to include international collaborations or activities within their proposals.

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CATIE Brochure

In 2016, the United States Department of Agriculture signed a memorandum of understanding with the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center. There are multiple mechanisms for collaboration among US universities and…

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National Institute of Food and Agriculture, and Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Memorial Lecture Series

Each year, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) joins with the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) to sponsor a lecture presented at the APLU annual meeting.

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Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) Video

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is implementing a new process to simplify the time and effort required to apply for a continuation award. NIFA staff implemented the change using a Continuous Process Improvement …

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BFRDP FY2017 New Applicant Webinar

The Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) staff at NIFA presented a webinar to explain the FY17 Request for Applications. The webinar supported applicants and their partners that offer education, training and…

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How to get a USDA eAuthenticaion Level 2 Account

This video provides step-by-step instructions for how to obtain a USDA eAuthentication (eAuth) Level 2 Account. This is a necessary step for any NIFA customer or partner who needs to use the ezFedGrants system, as you must first have a…

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Review of Feedback on Grantee Equipment Prior Approval

As a follow up to its July 15 and 16, 2016 webinars, NIFA hosted a webinar for capacity grantees to review and respond to the feedback it received on implementation of the prior approval requirements for equipment as well as next steps…

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4-H Programming Partnerships

The following partnerships are with Cooperative Extension Service 4-H professionals at the land-grant universities and representatives from National 4-H Council. The Division of Youth and 4-H works with these partners to provide…

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4-H Guiding Principles

The 4-H Guiding Principles document lists effective practices of the guiding principles for positive youth development that underlie all 4-H Youth Development programming.

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How 4-H is Implemented

From the very beginning it was intended that the Cooperative Extension Service would provide for the teaching of youth. Funding for Cooperative Extension programs, including 4-H, conducted by the land-grant universities is provided at…

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4-H Overview

4-H has a rich history of being a leader in positive youth development experiences for more than a century. The tie with land-grant universities and the U.S. Department of Agriculture assures a research and science base to the program…

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1994 Land-Grant Universities Brochure

The first 20 years of the 1994 Land-Grant Universities.

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Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) Brochure

NIFA administers the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, which focuses on projects that enhance American agriculture, rural health care, rural communities, and the environment…

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2015 Impacts Report

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA ) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA ) invests in the agricultural sciences to solve societal challenges. Through the integration of research, education, and extension,…

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2015 Asian American and Pacific Islander Brochure

The Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) population is projected to reach 35.6 million in the next 40 years, making it the fastest growing racial group in the country. They provide innumerable contributions to the agriculture and…

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LGU Institutional Program Review Overview

LGU Institutional Program Review Overview

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