USDA: Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces $18 Million Available to Support Research and Teaching at Historically Black Land-Grant Universities

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack announced Monday that $18 million in grants will be available to historically black land-grant universities.

​The grants are available through the Teaching Capacity Building Grants program, which supports agricultural science programs while also focusing on advancing diversity in the scientific and professional workforce.

​Previous programs funded through these grants include a Master of Science degree in human nutrition at A&M Prairie University and a study on the economic efforts of the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership on food safety and the environment at South Carolina State University among others.

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