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USDA announces first NIFA fellowships

The Agriculture Department’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture today announced the names of the first class of NIFA fellows. Read More...

Merrigan announces $18 million for new farmer training

Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan announced today that USDA has awarded 36 grants totaling $18 million to organizations that will provide training and assistance to beginning farmers and ranchers to help them run successful and sustainable farms. Read More...

Obama's USDA: Undersecretary/Chief Scientist Catherie Woteki

With the end of earmarks, the Agriculture Department may need to ask Congress for the kind of authority that the National Science Foundation has to initiate new research facilities on its own, Agriculture Undersecretary for Research, Education and Economics Catherine Woteki said in a wide-ranging interview with The Hagstrom Report. Read More...

NIFA director Roger Beachy resigns

National Institute of Food and Agriculture Director Roger Beachy has resigned, effective May 20, Agriculture Undersecretary for Research, Education and Economics Cathie Woteki announced today in a message to her staff. Read More...