USDA announces more than $146M investment in sustainable ag research
Last updated 10/13/2021 at 9:46am
From U.S. Department of Agriculture
WASHINGTON — U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced last Wednesday an investment of more than $146 million in sustainable agricultural research projects aimed at improving a robust, resilient, climate-smart food and agricultural system.
The investment is made under the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s — NIFA — Sustainable Agricultural Systems program. This innovative program focuses on a broad base of needed research solutions from addressing labor challenges and promoting land stewardship to correcting clima...