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USDA Announces New Grants to Help Communities Meet Water Challenges in Coming Years
News Release | February 24, 2014

USDA Funds Major Research Initiatives to Study the Effects of Weather and Climatic Variability on Beef and Dairy Cattle
News Release | May 7, 2013

USDA Awards Research Grants to Ensure the Sustainability and Quality of America’s Water Supply
News Release | January 20, 2012

USDA Awards Grants to Help Agriculture Producers Adapt to Global Climate Change Effects
News Release | June 30, 2011

NIFA Grants Address Forestry and Rangeland Renewable Resources
News Release | December 22, 2010

USDA, DOE & NSF Agree to Joint Climate Change Prediction Research Program
News Release | March 22, 2010

NIFA Air Quality Projects to Help Prevent and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
News Release | March 19, 2010

USDA Awards More Than $4 Million to Improve and Maintain a Healthy Water Supply
News Release | January 6, 2010

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces $11 Million in Water Resource Projects
News Release | October 21, 2009

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Launches National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Announces Vision for Science and Research at USDA
News Release | October 8, 2009

Training Tomorrow’s Food Safety Sleuths
National Impact | August 7, 2009

Opening New Niches in a Forested Landscape
National Impact | August 3, 2009

CSREES Awards $5 Million in Air Quality Grants
News Release | April 7, 2009

CSREES Awards $5.3 Million in Water Quality Grants
News Release | January 13, 2009

Presidential Early Career Award Names University of California-Davis Researcher
News Release | December 19, 2008

USDA Awards More Than $1.8 Million in Grants to Study
Conservation Practices on Grazing Land Watersheds

News Release | October 30, 2008

USDA Awards More Than $10 Million in Water Resource Projects
News Release | October 17, 2008

Scientists Model the Scaling Laws of Water Uptake by Plant Roots
National Impact | October 16, 2008

2008 Water Reuse in Agriculture Conference to Be Held October 26-28
Feature | September 5, 2008

A Safer Solution to Fighting Wildfires
National Impact | August 22, 2008

USDA-Supported Extension Master Gardeners Can Help Keep Lawns and Gardens Fire Safe
Feature | July 10, 2008

The Healthy Grown Label: Healthy Food and Healthy Land
National Impact | June 26, 2008

Extension Disaster Education Network and USDA Provide Resources for Flood Recovery
Feature | June 19, 2008

Fragmented Forests Could Lead to Habitat Disaster
National Impact at University of Missouri | April 1, 2008

National 4-H Headquarters and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Award National Wildlife Stewards
News Release | March 26, 2008

Researchers Try to Balance Rural Economies with Sustainable Forests
National Impact at University of Idaho | March 24, 2008

USDA Awards $5 Million in Air Quality Grants
News Release | March 18, 2008

Holistic Approach to Land Management Benefits Society and the Environment
National Impact at Utah State University | March 17, 2008

USDA Awards More Than $5 Million in Water Quality Grants
News Release | March 3, 2008

Scientists Address a Burning Question
National Impact at University of North Carolina, Greensboro | January 15, 2008

CSREES Partners Video Examines How Agriculture Is 'Fueling America'
Feature | January 3, 2008

CSREES Announces Recommendations for Ecosystem Services Funding Portfolio
Feature | December 5, 2007

USDA Grants Help to Quantify Conservation Benefits of Watersheds
National Impact at North Carolina State University |
November 26, 2007

Texas A&M Researcher Honored by President Bush
News Release | November 1, 2007

Modified Diet Reduces Chickens' Impact on Environment
National Impact at the University of Delaware |
October 30, 2007

Farmland Values Project Explores Non-farm Values of Agricultural Land in Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson and Madison Counties
National Impact at the University of North Carolina - Asheville | October 22, 2007

USDA Announces More Than $11 Million in Water Quality Grants
News Release | October 11, 2007

Controlling Soil Erosion
National Impact at Forest Concepts LLC | September 17, 2007

Glue Goes Green
National Impact at Oregon State University |
September 17, 2007

Team Tracks Antibiotic Resistance from Swine Farms to Groundwater
National Impact at the University of Illinois| August 21, 2007

Oil-Munching Bacteria Found in La Brea Tar Pits
National Impact at the University of California - Riverside | August 14, 2007

New Invasive Wood Wasp Found in Michigan
National Impact at Michigan State University | August 1, 2007

Grant Enables Study of Effects of Biofuels
Production on Soils

National Impact at Washington State University

Worm Power: The Future of Composting
National Impact at RT Solutions, Inc. | July 30, 2007

From Cow Pies to Cow Pots: A Creative Way
to Manage Farm Waste

National Impact at Freunds Farm Market | July 17, 2007

CSREES Funds Water Quality Campaign to Protect the Chesapeake Bay
News Release | April 26, 2007

New Site Shows Forests Aren't Just Timber: Think Mushrooms, Ginseng and Sugar
National Impact at Cornell University | April 3, 2007

CSREES Awards $5 Million in Air Quality Grants
News Release | March 27, 2007

Penn State program encourages large-scale organic waste recycling and composting
National Impact at Penn State University | February 9, 2007

Nationwide Demand for Organic Milk Opens Door for Oregon Dairies
National Impact at Oregon State University | February 1, 2007

Extension Agent Introduces Global Positioning Technology to Native American Students
National Impact at New Mexico State University |
November 7, 2006

USDA Announces More Than $9 Million in Water Quality Grants
News Release | October 27, 2006

Inventor Helps Grasslands Go Native
National Impact at Montana State University | October 26, 2006

Johanns Announces Five Grants for Watershed Conservation Studies
News Release | October 4, 2006

Phytophthora Genome Sequence Project Targets Soybean Wilt, Sudden Oak Death Pathogens
News Release | September 1, 2006

Goats Advocated as Environmentally Sound Brush Control
National Impact at Texas A&M University | August 14, 2006

Preventing and Controlling the Plant Invasion
University of Connecticut | August 7, 2006

CSREES Co-sponsors International Agricultural Air Quality Workshop
Feature | June 13, 2006

Cornell Scientist Works on Recycling Options to Stop Farm Plastics from Polluting Air, Water and Food
National Impact at Cornell University | May 2, 2006

'Slow, insidious' Soil Erosion Threatens Human Health and Welfare as well as the Environment, Cornell Study Asserts
National Impact at Cornell University | March 20, 2006