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Webinar for congressional staff & members – Value of the National Institute for Food and Agriculture

March 16, 2021 @ 1:00 pm 2:00 pm

The National Coalition for Food and Agriculture Research (NCFAR) hosts part 1 of a 3-part virtual Hill series designed to help leaders become acquainted with USDA’s research agencies, understand what they do, and why they are important.

The 45-minute webinar, will feature land-grant university research, education, and the Cooperative Extension System.


Through land-grant universities, the Cooperative Extension System works with farmers, ranchers, and communities of all sizes, catalyzes adaption to changing technology, improvements in nutrition and food safety, preparedness for and respond to emergencies, and better the environment. 4-H provides experiences for young people to learn by doing. Don’t miss this important webinar, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) – Tuesday, on March 16, 2021, at 1:00 PM ET.

Registration is required here.

Registrants have the option of attending 2 more webinars: Agricultural Research Service (ARS) – Monday, March 22, 2021, 1:00 PM ET, Economic Research Service (ERS)/National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) – Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at 1:00 PM ET.

The webinar will be recorded and listed on the NCFAR website: https://www.ncfar.org/Hill_Seminar_Series.asp