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USDA Invests $6.8 Million for Pollinator Health

USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) recently announced seven grants totaling $6.8 million for research and Extension projects to sustain healthy populations of pollinators, which are crucial to the nation’s food security and environmental health. The funding is made possible through NIFA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) program, authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill.

 

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