• Congressman Al Lawson and CAFS students at the Farmer's Roundtable event. 
  • Harambee Festival - Learning about insects. 
  • Dr. Mbuya explaining the importance of water quality and the impacts of contamination. 
  • Goat meat cooking demonstration conducted by Cooperative Extension. 
  • CAFS Living Learning Students(LLC) students inspecting bee colonies. 

About The USDA / 1890 Program

The USDA/1890 Program seeks to attract diverse students into careers in agriculture and related fields as well as to foster the sharing of expertise and resources in agricultural research, extension and teaching programs, technology development, limited-resource farmers and minority farmer programs, and rural development programs. The program also seeks to increase the involvement of the 1890 Land-Grant Institutions and Tuskegee University in the delivery of USDA programs.

For more information on the USDA 1890 Program and its National Scholars Program at Florida A&M University, please contact:

Belinda Bell, USDA/1890 Program Manager

Florida A&M University, College of Agriculture and Food Sciences

1740 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd

Perry-Paige Bldg., Rm. 303-North

Tallahassee, FL 32307

Email: belindad.bell@osec.usda.gov


USDA 1890 National Scholars Program information and application:


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For additional questions regarding the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program, please contact:

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration
Office of Advocacy and Outreach
USDA/1890 Programs
1400 Independence Ave., S.W., Stop 0170
Washington, DC 20250
Telephone Number: (202) 205-4307
Fax Number: (202) 720-7136
Email: 1890init@usda.gov

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