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Federal Register - February 28, 2012

In his November 23, 2009, Executive Order 13520 on Reducing Improper Payments and his February 28, 2011, Presidential Memorandum on Administrative Flexibility, Lower Costs, and Better Results for State, Local, and Tribal Governments,…

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Application Support Templates

Application forms are required as part of the process for submitting proposals that request funding from NIFA. Below you will find templates for Conflicts of Interest, Project Summaries, Felony & Tax Delinquent Status, Current &…

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SF-425 Federal Financial Report

The SF-425 is the Federal Financial Report form. This is a requirement for all NIFA grants. Download the SF-425 Federal Financial Report Instructions To view the form below, you need Acrobat Reader. If you do not have…

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Agricultural Equipment on Public Roads White Paper Development

A white paper entitled Agricultural Equipment on Public Roads is under development and will target the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT),…

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"And Justice For All" Poster

The "And Justice For All" Civil Rights poster is the primary method utilized to inform customers of their rights that displays information relevant to assisted programs, and the versions with direct links are as follows:AD-475A: This…

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NIFA Establishment of Target Percentages

This form is used to report establishment of target percentages for multistate extension activities and integrated activities.

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VMLRP Volunteer Panelist Questionnaire

Thank you for your interest, and indication of potential availability, to serve on a VMLRP panel! As a VMLRP panel volunteer, you should be aware that by submitting the form below you are not making a firm commitment to NIFA. In…

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Veterinarian Shortage Situation Nomination Form

State Animal Health Officials (SAHOs) must use the veterinary shortage situation nomination form for the nomination of veterinarian shortage situations to the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP). All shortage…

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NIFA Works to Ensure Safe and Abundant Water Supplies (Infographic)

From irrigation, to drinking, to manufacturing processes, sustainable sources of water are vital to life, industry, and energy production. USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture is focused on sound water and watershed…

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Head, Heart, Hands, and Health: 4-H Engages America’s Youth

The 4-H Youth Development Program is the youth outreach program of the land-grant universities' Cooperative Extension Services and the United States Department of Agriculture. 4-H National Headquarters at USDA’s National Institute of…

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NIFA Helps Advance Sustainable Bioenergy and Bioproducts - Infographic

The use of non-renewable energy sources contributes to climate variability. One way to mitigate the effects of climate change is to produce bioenergy and biobased products, which also helps the nation create new jobs and…

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Childhood Obesity Prevention RFA Stakeholder Feedback

The period for submitting comments has closed. In an effort to ensure the continued high quality of NIFA’s Childhood Obesity Prevention programs, NIFA invites input on the scientific priorities for the Integrated Approaches to…

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NIFA Research Addresses The Food–Energy–Water System (Infographic)

USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) invests in research, education, and extension that will guide how society can best meet the growing demand for water, food, and energy. NIFA will invest in systems science…

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Accounting System Questionnaire - Non-Profit Organizations

Accounting System Questionnaire - Non-Profit Organizations

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The Junior Disease Detectives

This graphic novella is a work of fiction, but real public health threats and diseases are presented. This story is designed to raise youth awareness of infectious diseases and the public health risks they pose. In addition, this story…

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Template 2 (list) - Prior Approval for Equipment Request

This template may be used by capacity grantees to prepare and submit prior approval for equipment requests for their capacity grants. Use of the template is not required — requests may be submitted in any form so long as the item name,…

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Calls to Conversation - Fostering Positive Youth Development

Positive youth development is an intentional approach to promote positive outcomes for young people through family and community youth engagement for the benefit of society. Positive youth development focuses on building relationships…

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Calls to Conversation - Nutrition Education Programming in America

NIFA is committed to improving health and reducing hunger and poverty in America through nutrition education programming. Low-income families develop healthy habits in eating, physical activity, food handling, and food storage through…

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Calls to Conversation - Biosecurity to Protect America's Food and Agricultural System

Tactical science programs protect the integrity, reliability, sustainability, and profitability of the U.S. food and agricultural system against threats from pests, diseases, contaminants, and disasters. It is necessary to mitigate the…

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Youth Development Infographics

These infographics highlight various aspects of NIFA's work in positive youth development.

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EFNEP Paraprofessional Supervision Infographic

Adequate and effective supervision of paraprofessionals is an essential component of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). The following resources have been developed for supervisory training, self assessment,…

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Support Local Agriculture: Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food (Infographic)

Strong local and regional food systems increase access to fresh foods in both rural and urban areas, reducing hunger (food insecurity) in at-risk communities. These food systems also create jobs throughout rural America, supporting…

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National Framework for Health and Wellness

The new Cooperative Extension National Framework for Health and Wellness is a tool to help Extension systematically address the programmatic area of health and wellness at the individual, community, environmental, and policy levels. …

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Promoting an Energy Efficient America with Outreach Education (Infographic)

Consumption of energy affects many things, from food production to human health, and education to socioeconomic status. Global demand for energy is increasing in the face of limited resources, making our energy decisions of growing…

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Vulnerable Populations Infographic

See how Extension professionals can harness vulnerable youth qualities to transform young lives and strengthen communities.

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