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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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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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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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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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AgrAbility - A Program That Works!

In the United States, farmers and ranchers rank second among laborers with disabilities from work-related injuries. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), more than 200,000 farmers, ranchers and agricultural workers…

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Community Nutrition Education Brochure

Obesity, poor nutrition, and limited physical activity are major health concerns. Unfortunately, poor health is found more often in limited resource and minority audiences who have limited access to educational opportunities. EFNEP and…

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EFNEP Overview & Impact Brochure

EFNEP consistently demonstrates strong results. Obesity, poor health, and limited physical activity are major health concerns. EFNEP improves the health and well-being of limited resource families and youth. Additionally, EFNEP leads…

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