Managing Parasitic Worms in Plants
Managing Parasitic Worms in Plants

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Climate Data and Monitoring (WERA102)
Climate Data and Monitoring (WERA102)

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Nanotechnology in Agriculture & Food Systems
Nanotechnology in Agriculture & Food Systems

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WE SHARE THE IMPACTS

Administered by USDA-NIFA since the 1998, the Multistate Research Fund supports agricultural innovation and sustainability by providing federal funds to collaborative research projects led by State Agricultural Experiment Stations and land-grant universitiesThese projects bring together scientists, Extension educators, and other university, federal, and industry partners to tackle high-priority regional or national issues in agriculture.

The Multistate Research Fund Impacts Program communicates the impacts and importance of these projects to the public.

Timeline of the history of the Multistate Research Fund.
In 1862, the Morrill Act allows public lands to be used to establish "land grant colleges."
Map of land-grant universities in the U.S. and U.S. territories.
In 1887, the Hatch Act establishes Agricultural Experiment Stations in each state.
In 1998, the Multistate Research Fund is created to allocate Hatch funds to multistate research.
Multistate research projects are led by scientists at two or more states' land-grant universities.
In 2012, the Multistate Research Fund Impacts Program forms to show the value of multistate projects