A USDA senior adviser acknowledged “missed opportunities to engage stakeholders” on the department’s plan to move the Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture outside the Washington, D.C., area, but said the relocations would benefit both employees and taxpayers.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said USDA developed evaluation criteria for interested parties who wish to house the Economic Research Service (ERS) and the National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
Most Americans have never experienced a famine or even chronic food shortages. We've grown accustomed to finding at least some types of food almost everywhere we look – the grocery store, the gas station, the food truck, the corner stores and of course, online.
USDA has awarded the Division of Animal Sciences at the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources $300,000 to develop the National Center for Applied Reproduction and Genomics in Beef Cattle.
USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has announced the eight award recipients who will share more than $2 million in Alfalfa and Forage Research Program (AFRP) funding to study an array of topics affecting the alfalfa industry.
You have only about 10 days left to let the National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA) know your suggestions about how to make investments in agricultural sciences and establish priorities for research, education and extension.