February 2016: Overview of FY2017 NIFA Budget

Happening Today: Overview of FY2017 NIFA Budget

At 6 p.m. EST, Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, director of USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), will provide an overview President Obama’s proposed FY17 NIFA Budget.

Per last week’s announcement, the President’s budget will invest $700 million for AFRI. For a statement and blog by Sonny Ramaswamy on the  AFRI budget request and a fact sheet, please visit www.nifa.usda.gov/afri.

Please share this invitation from USDA NIFA with your colleagues, but note that this call is closed to the press.

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