Nevada ducks Ag search

Thirty-five states have entered a competition for 700 jobs the U.S. Agriculture Department wants to export from D.C.

Nevada is not among them. An Oct. 22 USDA statement said the department “has received 136 expressions of interest from parties in 35 states interested in becoming the new homes of the Economic Research Service (ERS) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). … The entities expressing interest in hosting EFS and NIFA include educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, state development agencies, county development agencies, municipalities, and for-profit entities.”