Category Archives: Press Release

Global Minor Use Summit-3: Filling the Grower Tool Box Developing Strategies for Specialty Crops and Minor Use Programs and Harmonization

Global Minor Use Summit-3: Filling the Grower Tool Box Developing Strategies for Specialty Crops and Minor Use Programs and Harmonization Date: Oct. 1-4, 2017 Location: Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel 900 Rene Levesque Boulevard West Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3B 4A5 The … Continue reading

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Call for input: Ideas to Elevate the Science of Food and Agriculture on IdeaBuzz

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine study Science Breakthroughs 2030: A Strategy for Food and Agricultural Research is seeking your help in identifying ambitious scientific opportunities in food and agriculture, with special attention to those ideas empowered by … Continue reading

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Request for Messages to Congress on APLU’s Budget Request for NIFA

“The response has been dismal to date and we need your help NOW to support our advocacy strategy for our FY 2018 federal funding request.  Only 51 letters have been submitted across the entire system as of Tuesday, June 27.” … Continue reading

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USDA Invests $7.6 Million for Research on Pests and Beneficial Species

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced 21 grants totaling $7.6 million for research to help manage pests and beneficial species that affect agricultural crops. The funding is made possible through NIFA’s … Continue reading

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USDA Awards $16 Million to Support Research, Teaching, and Extension Programs at 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Colleges and Universities

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today awarded $16 million for 42 grants to support research, teaching, and extension activities at the 1890 historically black land-grant colleges and universities. NIFA made the awards … Continue reading

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EPA and Texas Partner on Pesticide Safety

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $585,730 to the Texas Department of Agriculture to support a wide range of pesticide programs, including enforcement and outreach efforts. “At EPA, we are … Continue reading

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NIFA seeks nominations for Hall of Fame

NIFA is seeking nominations for the NIFA Hall of Fame, which was created for the agency’s five-year anniversary. Inductees into the NIFA Hall of Fame have worked, coordinated, or supported activities exemplifying NIFA’s synergy of excellence in any combination of … Continue reading

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NIFA Announces $4.3 Million for Higher Education Support

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced 20 grants totaling $4.3 million to help higher education institutions teach the next generation of food and agricultural science professionals. The grants are funded through … Continue reading

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NIFA Seeks Nominations for Partnership Awards Program

NIFA recognizes there are many outstanding contributions that our partners at the land-grant universities and other cooperating institutions and organizations have achieved. To recognize these achievements, the Partnership Awards Program was established in 2007. NIFA invites all land-grant universities and … Continue reading

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(APHIS) announces dates of the fiscal year (FY) 2018 suggestion period to implement Plant Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention Programs

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced today the dates of the fiscal year (FY) 2018 open period for submitting suggestions to implement Plant Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention Programs of … Continue reading

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