Unconsumed food poses a potential economic burden to society. Recent estimates suggest that 300 million barrels of oil and 25 percent of total freshwater consumed by agriculture was used to produce food that was eventually discarded.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 445,000 people died of malaria in 2016—most were young children in sub-Saharan Africa. Penn State’s Matthew Thomas and an international team of researchers have developed an in-home solution aimed at preventing the spread of malaria.
A team of Texas A&M Agrilife Research scientists is going high tech to fight Wheat curl mite.
It is with great sadness that we note the May 18th passing of Dr. Meryl Broussard. Throughout his over 33 year federal service with USDA/NIFA and predecessor agencies, he demonstrated a sustained commitment to excellence and integrity in the many leadership roles he held.
Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program (GusNIP), the eligibility criteria for projects and applicants, and the application forms and associated instructions needed to apply for GusNIP grants and match requirements are available via recorded webinars.
Webinars presenting guidance on submission of proposals for the Community Foods Competitive Grants Program.
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers related to 2018 Farm Bill Matching requirements
For emerging wearable tech to advance, it needs improved power sources. Researchers from Michigan State University (MSU) have provided a potential solution via crumpled carbon nanotube (CNT) forests.
The network Agricultural Research and Extension Centers around Virginia help the Commonwealth’s number one industry — agriculture — thrive.
In 2018, Nebraska Extension reached 1,475 people at five pollinator and bee-focused community events, including Lincoln Bee Fun Day, Apple Jack Festival in Nebraska City, Pollinator Palooza, Brews & Bees, and Wild Adventure at Pioneer Park.