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Map of NIFA Land-grant Colleges and Universities (1862, 1890, and 1994)

NIFA Land-grant Colleges and Universities Map (1862, 1890, AND 1994)

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Grant Writing Poster

Poster highlight grant writing resources.

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VSGP Example Maps for RPE Applicants

Example Maps for RPE Applicants - both drawn and digital versions.

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SNAP-Ed FY 2019 - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education Infographic

SNAP-Ed FY 2019 - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education Infographic. Findings from FY 2019 Impacts Survey.

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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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Vulnerable Populations Infographic

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

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Youth Development Infographics

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

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Fueling Discovery and Engagement in Ag through Competitive Grants Programs

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) envisions a future in which all people, at all times, have sufficient access to safe and nutritious foods that meet the needs and preferences for active and healthy lifestyles…

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Strengthening the Land-Grant University Mission through Capacity Funding

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is committed to supporting the research, education, and extension efforts of its land-grant institution partners. An important source of support for these institutions are…

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Diversifying the Next Generation of Agricultural STEM Leaders

NIFA is committed to developing an agricultural science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce representative of current and projected demographics in America. A diversified workforce is critical for developing the…

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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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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 - Supporting the Tribal Land-Grant Institutions

NIFA commits to catalyzing transformative applied research, education, and extension at 1994 land-grant institutions to address critical challenges in Indian communities across the United States. The 1994 land-grant institutions have…

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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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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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NIFA Reinforces the Agricultural and Food Education Pipeline

Agricultural and Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education has been described as a "leaky pipeline," as fewer students remain to pursue careers in these fields as they progress through advanced study…

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NIFA Supports Federal Initiative to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance

Antimicrobial drugs (antimicrobials) are important for preventing, controlling, and treating diseases that harmful microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites) cause in humans, food animals, and plants. These types of drugs…

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NIFA StrikeForce Map FY 2010 to FY 2016: County Summary

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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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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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NIFA Advances White House Pollinator Health Initiative

Insect pollination ensures a plentiful and diverse food supply. Due to recent declines in pollinator populations, the White House launched an initiative to protect pollinator health. As part of this initiative, the USDA National…

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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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NIFA Funding Accelerates Wheat & Barley Plant Breeding (Infographic)

A major food systems challenge is the need to feed a growing global population with diminishing land and water resources in an increasingly variable climate. To address these challenges, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National…

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NIFA Empowers Indian Country Educators, Students, and Tribes

USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) provides funding to schools, tribes, businesses, and organizations in Indian Country to improve life for Native Americans. NIFA support includes grants to the 1994 Tribal Land…

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Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and HSIs with Hispanic-Serving Agricultural College and Universities (HSACU) Certification

To be recognized as an HSI, institutions must have a minimum of 25 percent Hispanic enrollment. Hispanic-Serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities (HSACUs) are represented. In addition to the enrollment requirement, a HSACU must…
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