Specialty Crop Farmers Can Increase Yields Through Improved Pollination
Most of the world’s crops depend on bees and other insects for pollination, so the decline in honey bees and wild bee populations raises concerns about food security. Crop yields for apples, cherries, and blueberries across the United States are being reduced.
Supporting Veterans and Responding to Farm Stress
Farmers and ranchers across the country continue to struggle amidst the current farm crisis.
NIFA Supports Disaster Education through EDEN
USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) supports disaster education through the Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN).
'Functional Ice' Shows Food Industry How to Keep Cool and Reduce Loss
Over 133 billion pounds of food per year is lost due to waste at different stages in the farm-to-fork continuum.
Resource Management in Commercial Greenhouse Production
Across the country, controlled environments make year-round agriculture possible.
Capacity Funding Power
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.