National Institute of Food and Agriculture (11 - 14 of 14 items)
Programs for Land-Grant Schools
HEHS-96-91R: Published: Mar 28, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the amount and source of funding for land-grant schools. GAO noted that: (1) most of the Department of Agriculture's funding for land grant schools is administered by the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES); (2) 74 percent of CSREES funding for post secondary schools comes from programs catering to l...
USDA Research and Extension Agencies: Missions, Structures, and Budgets
RCED-93-74FS: Published: Feb 18, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the missions, programs, organizational structures, and staffing and funding of the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), the Cooperative State Research Service (CSRS), the Extension Service (ES), and the Soil Conservation Service (SCS).GAO found that: (1) ARS serves as a research agency for the Department of Agriculture and has acquir...
Food Safety and Quality: USDA Initiatives Regarding Aflatoxin Research
RCED-90-205FS: Published: Aug 15, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided: (1) information on aflatoxin research funded as part of the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) fiscal year (FY) 1990 appropriation; (2) financial data on each of the subject ARS research projects; and (3) a comprehensive overview of USDA aflatoxin research efforts.GAO found that: (1) in FY 1989, ARS designed 11...
Biotechnology: Analysis of Federally Funded Research
RCED-86-187: Published: Aug 8, 1986. Publicly Released: Sep 11, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO analyzed data on federal support for biotechnology research in fiscal year 1985 at five federal agencies, specifically the amount of money obligated and the number of projects funded for: (1) agencywide activity for research and development; (2) biotechnology-related research; and (3) biotechnology risk assessment research. GAO also analyzed the agencies...