S&T awarded $1.25 million for agricultural workforce development

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Missouri S&T will provide students from underrepresented populations with hands-on learning opportunities related to agriculture. Photo by Pavlov Fox/Pixabay.

Over the next five years, Missouri S&T is expected to receive $1.25 million from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s program titled “From Learning to Leading: Cultivating the Next Generation of Diverse Food and Agriculture Professionals.”

The total amount provided to all participating universities for this program will be $262.5 million, with the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 serving as the funding source. The funds S&T will receive come from the $10 million awarded to Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. Lincoln University is leading a consortium of institutions focused on the issue.

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