Vol. 11, No. 6 – June 18, 2013
Senate Subcommittee Approves FY 2014 Agriculture Appropriations Bill – NIFA Topline Increases by $134 Million Compared to FY 2013 (After Sequestration)
Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee met today and
approved its FY 2014 spending bill for USDA agencies, including the National
Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). As shown below, all of
the land-grant system’s seven core NIFA priorities would be funded above
their FY 2012 levels.
Land-Grant NIFA Priorities in House and Senate Marks ($Millions)
* FY 2013 numbers (post
sequestration) are not yet final. These are our best estimates.
The Senate Appropriations Committee is scheduled to consider the Agriculture Appropriations bill on Thursday, June 20. We will provide a more detailed NIFA report following the full Committee markup.
THE CORNERSTONE TEAM