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To provide a unified effort to promote change in Indian Agriculture for the benefit of Indian People.

The Intertribal Agriculture Council conducts a wide range of programs designed to further the goal of improving Indian Agriculture. The IAC promotes the Indian use of Indian resources and contracts with federal agencies to maximize resources for tribal members.

IAC to host USDA-DoD Fresh Basics Webinar on March 9

March 3, 2017
DoD Fresh Basics Webinar: Selling Locally-Produced Tribal Fruits and Vegetables to the Federal Government Thursday, March 9, 2017 3:00pm Eastern The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Department of Defense (DoD) Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program allows schools to use USDA…
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Heifer Development Webinar Series: Building Your Genetic Base

February 16, 2017
Heifer Development Webinar Series: Building Your Genetic Base Thursday, February 23rd @ 12:00pm ******************************************************************************************************************************************************** This information forwarded to you by the Intertribal Agriculture Council The Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) was founded in 1987 to pursue and…
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The Center for Native Youth Partners with Columbia University to Offer Summer Program Scholarship

February 13, 2017
The Center for Native American Youth will award one full-tuition and residential scholarship for a Native student to attend Columbia University’s Summer Program for High School Students during summer 2017 in New York…
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IAC’s 30th Year – Where We Go From Here

February 7, 2017
  The Intertribal Agriculture Council was founded in 1987 to pursue and promote the conservation, development and use of our agricultural resources for the betterment of our people. Prior to 1987, American Indian agriculture was seldom heard of outside reservation boundaries. Since…
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IAC’s Youth-Led, Youth Taught Movement

February 7, 2017
Following the closing ceremonies of the 30th Annual IAC Membership Meeting, youth attendees assisted IAC staff in mapping out a plan for the 2017 year. Enhancing partnerships in planning efforts for national events, highlighting regional leadership conference sites, and collaborating…
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  USDA Announces $18.9 Million Available to Support Agricultural Education at 1890s Land-grant Institutions

January 18, 2017
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced $18.9 million in funding for eligible 1890 land-grant colleges and universities to obtain or improve agricultural and food sciences…
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Local Foods College – Webinar Series

January 17, 2017
Local Foods College An interactive distance learning opportunity for gardeners and farmers interested in community-based food systems. Join us in 2017 for the 6th annual Local Foods College webinar series! These FREE online classes are available to anyone interested…
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USDA Announces $252 Million Available for Regional Conservation Partnership Program

January 12, 2017
USDA Announces $252 Million Available for Regional Conservation Partnership Program WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2017 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today invited potential conservation partners, including private industry, non-government organizations, Indian tribes, state and local governments, water districts, and universities to…
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Interior Department Transfers Nearly $8 Million to Cobell Education Scholarship Fund

January 11, 2017
Contributions from Tribal Land Buy-Back Program help fund opportunities for American Indian and Alaska Native students WASHINGTON – The Department of the Interior today…
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USDA 1994 Tribal Scholars Program

January 9, 2017
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 1994 Tribal Scholars Program is an employment program that offers a combination of work experience and academic study leading to career positions within USDA. The program is designed to integrate classroom study with…
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