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NIFA-12-003 Sections 738 and 739 of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012

Sections 738 and 739 of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 (Pub. L. 112-55) prohibits NIFA from entering into a contract, memorandum of…

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NIFA-14-001 Reinstatement of Funding Sources Reporting Requirement for NIFA Awards

This correspondence is to notify you that the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), USDA will be modifying the following terms and conditions to reinstate the annual submission requirement to report project level…

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NIFA-14-003 Implementation of 2 CFR part 200

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) published a final rule, 2 CFR part 200, "Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards" (78 FR 78589; December 26, 2013). Federal…

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NIFA-13-001 Reform of Federal Policies Relating to Grants and Cooperative Agreements; Cost Principles and Administrative Requirements (Including Single Audit Act)

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is requesting input regarding proposed changes in federal policies that relate to grants and cooperative agreements. On February 1, 2013, OMB published a notice in the Federal Register entitled…

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NIFA-19-001 Official NIFA Identifier

NIFA-19-001 Official NIFA Identifier

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NIFA-15-012 National Institute of Food and Agriculture Guiding Principles

National Institute of Food and Agriculture Guiding Principles *Disclaimer: The contents of this document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. This document is intended…

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NIFA-15-005 NIFA Civil Rights Accountability Policy and Procedures

This is the NIFA Civil Rights Accountability Policy and Procedures as required under USDA's Departmental Directive (DR) 4300-010, "Civil Rights Accountability Policy and Procedures," signed by NIFA's Director, Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, on…

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NIFA-15-006 NIFA Diversity and Inclusion Policy Statement

This is the NIFA Diversity and Inclusion Policy Statement signed by NIFA's Director, Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy on September 2, 2014. *Disclaimer: The contents of this document do not have the force and effect of law and are not…

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NIFA-15-007 NIFA Harassment Policy Statement

This is the NIFA Harassment Policy Statement signed by NIFA's Director, Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy on December 13, 2012. *Disclaimer: The contents of this document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the…

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NIFA-17-007 NIFA Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

This is the NIFA Equal Employment Opportunity Statement signed by NIFA's Director, Dr. Ramaswamy, on September 22, 2017. *Disclaimer: The contents of this document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to…

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NIFA-17-008 NIFA Sexual Harassment Policy Statement

This is the NIFA Sexual Harassment Policy Statement, signed by NIFA's Director, Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, on September 22, 2017. *Disclaimer: The contents of this document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to…

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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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NIFA-15-009 AREERA Stakeholder Input Requirements

AREERA Stakeholder Input Requirements. This document is digitally signed and cannot be altered. *Disclaimer: The contents of this document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public…

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NIFA-21-003 Non-Land-Grant Colleges of Agriculture (NLGCA) List

This Non-Land-Grant Colleges of Agriculture (NLGCA) list is a listing of all NIFA-certified NLGCA institutions. This list is updated with newly certified Non-La

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NIFA-15-010 List of Agriculture-Related Fields for HSACU Eligibility

The instructional programs listed in this appendix are observed to be agriculture-related fields for HSACU eligibility purposes. Programs are listed in numerical order by their six-digit CIP code followed by the full title of the…

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NIFA Federal Assistance Policy Guide

These documents provide information about the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) grant process and its associated authorities

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NIFA-12-002 System for Award Management

Eight federal procurement systems and the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance will be combined into one new system, the System for Award Management (SAM). The overarching benefits of SAM include streamlined and integrated processes,…

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NIFA-00-001 Administrative Manual for the McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Program

This  manual sets forth administrative guidelines governing the use of funds allotted to the States under the provisions of the McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Research Act of October 10, 1962 (16 U.S.C. 582a-582a-7) (Appendix A,…

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NIFA-19-017 McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Program Administrative Regulations Summary

Purpose: Funds allocated to the States…for the conduct of forestry research by schools of forestry, land-grant colleges, and the State Agricultural Experiment Stations. Policy: “All eligible institutions are required to conduct…

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Small Farm Digest Summer 2013

Small Farm Digest Summer 2013

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Small Farm Digest Summer 2012

Small Farm Digest Summer 2012

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Small Farm Digest Winter 2010

Small Farm Digest Winter 2010

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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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FAEIS News - February 2013

In this edition of our online newsletter we explore trends in graduate enrollment in 139 public and Land-grant institutions.

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NIFA-15-002 AREERA Multistate and Integrated Activities Guidance

The documents listed on this resource page provide background guidance and requirements for reporting on AREERA funds used in support of multistate extension and research integrated activities. Contact pow@usda.gov with questions. …

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