USDA Announces Awards, Funding to Support Ag Education

Michigan Ag Connection - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Wednesday announced awards totaling more than $4.5 million to support college and university faculty who develop innovative projects that advance agriculture and science education.

Texas Tech University will conduct research to develop curriculum models at three universities for agriculture communications graduates, and share these models nationwide for other programs. A project from the University of Delaware will address textile industry concerns about a lack of qualified employees with expertise in sustainable textile and apparel design to reduce environmental impact of during production, development, and sourcing. A complete list of this year's project descriptions is available on the NIFA website.

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