Funding to Support Disaster Preparedness

Dan Industry News Release

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced $462,000 in available funding to decrease the impact of disasters through cooperative extension programming. Funding is made through NIFA’s Smith-Lever Special Needs Competitive Grants Program (SLSNCGP). “There has been an increase in the number and severity of disasters, from tornadoes to acts of terrorism,” said NIFA Director …