Here’s a great article on Red Cliff’s effort to create nation’s first Tribal National Park.
The Youth Luncheon is always one of the major highlights of the IAC-INCA Annual Symposium. This year’s essay winners met the exceptional standard set by previous winners in reading their visions for tribal ag over the next twenty-five years. Generous support from Wrangler, USDA, Walmart, and others allowed this contest to happen and reward the essay winners for their impassioned work.
The “Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants Program” (SPECA) provides funding to promote and strengthen agriscience and agribusiness education by finding ways to encourage more students to enter science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) academic disciplines.
The total funding pool for Fiscal Year 2012 (FY-12) is $900,000 and the application deadline is January 20, 2012. It is administered by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).