USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture Announces Support for Tribal Extension and Research Programs

Media Contact: Selina Meiners, 202-734-9376

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced grants to fund programs that promote learning, opportunity, and health within the American Indian community. The funding is made possible through two NIFA programs: the Federally-Recognized Tribes Extension Program and the Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program.