For the purposes of this subchapter, the term “eligible institution” means an institution of higher education (as defined in section 1001(a) of title 20) in an insular area that has demonstrable capacity to carry out teaching and extension programs in the food and agricultural sciences.

Terms Used In 7 USC 3361

  • extension: means the informal education programs conducted in the States in cooperation with the Department of Agriculture. See
  • food and agricultural sciences: means basic, applied, and developmental research, extension, and teaching activities in food and fiber, agricultural, renewable energy and natural resources, forestry, and physical and social sciences, including activities relating to the following:

    (A) Animal health, production, and well-being. See

  • insular area: means --

    (A) the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See