Cornerstone Report from Washington

Vol. 9, No. 5 March 4, 2011

 

Senate Releases FY 2011 Full-Year Continuing Resolution

 

The Senate released this afternoon the text of its version of the Full Year Continuing Resolution and we can report the following results for the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). 

 

National Institute of Food and Agriculture

 

House and Senate Marks for FY 2011 Compared to Prior Year

   

(All $Millions)

       
 

FY 2010

 

 FY 2011

 FY 2011

Research and Education Activities

Enacted

 

 House CR

 Senate CR

Hatch Act

215.000

 

221.763

253.943

McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry

29.000

 

34.816

32.000

Evans-Allen Program (1890s Research)

48.500

 

51.000

51.000

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative

262.482

 

227.801

280.000

Improved Pest Control

16.185

 

16.185

16.185

Special Research Grants

89.029

   

2.844

Animal Health and Disease (Sec. 1433)

2.950

 

2.950

2.950

1994 Institutions Research Program

1.805

 

1.805

1.805

Joe Skeen Institute for Rangeland Restoration

0.983

 

0.983

0.983

Graduate Fellowship Grants

3.859

 

3.859

3.859

Institution Challenge Grants

5.654

 

5.654

5.654

Multicultural Scholars Program

1.241

 

1.241

1.241

Hispanic Education Partnership Grants

9.237

 

9.237

9.237

Secondary/2-year Post Secondary

0.983

 

0.983

0.983

Capacity Building Grants (1890 Institutions)

18.250

 

20.500

19.100

Payments to the 1994 Institutions

3.342

 

3.342

3.342

Native Alaska/Hawaiian-Serving Education Grants

3.200

 

3.200

3.200

Resident Instruction Grants for Insular Areas

0.900

 

0.900

0.900

Distance Education Grants for Insular Areas

0.750

 

0.750

0.750

Farm Business Management and Benchmarking

1.500

 

1.500

1.500

Sun Grant Program

2.250

 

2.250

2.250

New Era Rural Technology Program

0.875

 

0.875

0.875

Veterinary Medical Services Act

4.800

 

4.800

4.800

Federal Administration (Total)

45.122

 

11.253

11.253

Alternative Crops

0.835

 

0.835

0.835

Aquaculture Centers (Sec.1475)

3.928

 

3.928

3.928

Critical Agricultural Materials Act

1.083

 

1.083

1.083

Sustainable Agriculture Research & Ed. (SARE)

14.500

 

14.500

14.500

Subtotal

788.243

 

 647.993

 731.000

         
 

FY 2010

 

 FY 2011

 FY 2011

Extension Activities

Enacted

 

 House CR

 Senate CR

Smith Lever Sections 3(b) and 3(c)

297.500

 

267.673

302.209

Smith Lever Section 3(d):

       

Farm Safety

4.863

 

4.863

4.863

Food and Nutrition Education (EFNEP)

68.070

 

68.070

68.070

Indian Reservation Agents

3.045

 

3.045

3.045

New Technologies for Ag Extension

1.750

 

1.750

1.750

Pest Management

9.938

 

9.938

9.938

Sustainable Agriculture

4.705

 

4.705

4.705

Youth at Risk

8.412

 

8.412

8.412

Youth Farm Safety Education and Certification

0.486

 

0.486

0.486

1890 Institutions and Tuskegee

42.677

 

42.677

42.677

1890 Facilities Grants (Sec. 1447)

19.770

 

19.770

19.770

Renewable Resources Extension Act

4.068

 

4.068

4.068

Rural Health and Safety Education

1.738

 

1.738

1.738

Extension Services at the 1994 Institutions

4.321

 

4.321

4.321

Food Animal Residue Avoidance Database

1.000

 

1.000

1.000

Grants to Youth Organizations

1.784

 

1.784

1.784

Women and Minorities in STEM fields

0.400

 

0.400

0.400

Federal Administration and Special Grants (total)

20.396

 

8.565

8.565

Subtotal

494.923

 

 453.265

 487.801

         
 

FY 2010

 

 FY 2011

 FY 2011

Integrated Activities

Enacted

 

 House CR

 Senate CR

Water Quality

12.649

 

10.948

12.649

Food Safety

14.596

   

14.596

Regional Pest Management Centers

4.096

 

4.096

 

Crops at Risk from FQPA Implementation

1.365

     

FQPA Risk Mitigation Prog. for Major Food Crops

4.388

     

Methyl Bromide Transition Program

3.054

   

3.054

Organic Transition Program

5.000

   

5.000

International Science & Education Grants Program

3.000

   

3.000

Critical Issues Program

0.732

   

0.732

Regional Rural Development Centers

1.312

   

1.312

Food and Agriculture Defense Initiative

9.830

 

9.830

9.830

Subtotal

60.022

 

24.874

50.173

         
 

FY 2010

 

 FY 2011

 FY 2011

Other NIFA Accounts

Enacted

 

 House CR

 Senate CR

Tribal Colleges Endowment Fund

11.880

 

11.880

11.880

Interest (Estimated) on Tribal Colleges Endowment

3.700

 

3.700

3.700

         
 

FY 2010

 

 FY 2011

 FY 2011

NIFA (Agency Total)

Enacted

 

 House CR

 Senate CR

TOTAL

1,358.768

 

 1,141.712

 1,284.554

 

We are analyzing these results and will have an additional report next week.

 

The Cornerstone Team