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1890 Extension Formula

Purpose

The 1890 Extension Formula grants assist diverse audiences, particularly those who have limited social and economic resources, to improve their access to positive opportunities through outreach education. The funds provide useful, research-based educational opportunities that respond to the changing needs of limited-resource clients. The funds support farmers of small and medium-size family farms and new producers in owning and operating viable businesses; enhance the marketing skills of farmers and assist them in placing their products in local, national, and global markets; assist small, limited-resource producers in developing marketing alternatives that enhance profitability; and enhance the ability of minority farmers and landowners to acquire adequate capital, adopt new technologies, and use estate planning and tax incentive programs to retain operations and increase profitability.

Eligibility

Only 1890 land-grant institutions are eligible to receive funds through this program.

Awards

Funding to the 1890 land-grant institutions is formula based.

Funding

The funding for Fiscal Year 2006 is estimated at $32,868,000.

Results and Impacts

The program provides useful, research-based educational opportunities that respond to the changing needs of limited-resource clients.

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Contacts

P.S. Benepal, National Program Leader, 1890 Land-Grant Programs

 

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