NIFA Report on Capacity Programs

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) of the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a new report on March 27th that measured the effectiveness of investments in America’s land-grant universities through food and agriculture research, extension, and education projects. The report, National Evaluation of Capacity Programs, was prepared by TEConomy Partners. NIFA commissioned the study to determine whether funding based on 100-year-old legislation is still a suitable model to support 21st Century …

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Forest Priorities for the 2018 Farm Bill

The Forests in the Farm Bill Coalition appealed to the House Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry to use the 2018 Farm Bill to address challenges faced by forest landowners. The coalition is a diverse group of interests that has worked together for more than 15 years to build consensus forest sector platforms for the last three Farm Bills.  Read the Coalition’s March 2017 letter to Congress here.

Fiscal Year 2018 Funding Requests

See NAUFRP’s funding request to Congress for Fiscal Year 2018 federal appropriations here. NAUFRP FY19 Budget Recommendations  

NAUFRP Leadership

2017-2018 NAUFRP Officers
Jim Allen, Past President (Northern Arizona University); Keith Belli, President (University of Tennessee); David Newman, President-Elect (SUNY)

2017-2018 NAUFRP Officers Jim Allen, Past President (Northern Arizona University); Keith Belli, President (University of Tennessee); David Newman, President-Elect (SUNY).