USDA Announces $21 Million in Organic Research and Extension Funding

by Amanda Hils

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced more than $21.3 million in grants for research and outreach projects that will help growers, producers, and processors improve their organic operations’ success and ability to innovate.

“Research, education, and extension gives the organic agriculture industry the opportunity to expand on best practices, implement more efficient techniques, and develop new approaches to distributing its products,” said Sonny Ramaswamy, NIFA director. “With today’s grants, USDA’s university partners are better positioned to help ensure the continued success of organic crops and growers.”

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Project Manager position open for vector control Innovation to Impact

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Director position open for vector control Innovation to Impact

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