Payments to Agricultural Experiment Stations Under the Hatch Act

To support agricultural research at State Agricultural Experiment Stations.

Its purpose is to promote efficient production, marketing, distribution, and utilization of products of the farm as essential to the health and welfare of people and to promote a sound prosperous agriculture and rural
life.

Up to 25 percent of funds to be used for integrated cooperative research and extension activities.

Agency - Department of Agriculture

Established in 1862, the Department of Agriculture serves all Americans through anti-hunger efforts, stewardship of nearly 200 million acres of national forest and rangelands, and through product safety and conservation efforts. The USDA opens markets for American farmers and ranchers and provides food for needy people around the world.

Website Address

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