National Agricultural and Rural Development Policy Center

Engaging a national network of experts around agricultural and rural development policy issues.

NARDep LogoFunded by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and  organized by the Regional Rural Development Centers, the National Agricultural and Rural Development Policy (NARDeP) Center is a flexible national network of scientists and analysts ready to quickly meet the needs of local, state, and federal policy makers.

Since its inception, the NARDeP Center has engaged dozens of experts at land-grant universities, national organizations and agencies to develop and deliver timely policy-relevant information for national leaders in the public and private sectors, via policy briefs, data briefs, webinars, working papers, and a book.