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Since 1996, an estimated 42 million acres of U.S. forests have been killed due to infestations from pine and spruce bark beetles.
Over 133 billion pounds of food per year is lost due to waste at different stages in the farm-to-fork continuum.
A new report, "Cultivating the Next Generation," examines the impact of USDA’s Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP), the only federal program explicitly dedicated to training the next generation of farmers.
Rural areas make up 72% of the nation’s land area, house 46 million people and are essential to agriculture, natural resources, recreation and environmental sustainability.
NIFA released a new report that measures the effectiveness of its investments to our nation’s land-grant universities — investments that benefit the American public through agriculture and food research, extension, and education projects.
Farm Answers is supported by NIFA’s Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP), providing resources to help both new and experienced farmers and agricultural producers.
Researchers at the University of Alaska and other land-grant institutions are investigating the factors that improve fertility among cattle and sheep.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is partnering with the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI) to unlock the mysteries of the chemical and biological processes occurring within our soil.
The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR), with support from a $1.5 million AFRI grant, is leading a team of researchers and extension professions who are working with tribal communities Nevada, Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico to develop and implement reservation-wide plans, policies, and practices to
The four RRDCs are located at Michigan State University, Mississippi State University, Penn State University, and Utah State University. Through a guided process, more than 400 counties in 38 states have discovered new ways to work together to grow their economies. Stronger Economies Together (SET
Agriculture is one of the most hazardous industries in the U.S. Across the nation, people who work or live on farms and ranches are regularly exposed to dangerous machinery, sharp tools, toxic chemicals, biological pathogens, confined spaces, extreme temperatures and other hazards that can cause
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