Program of food, nutrition, and consumer education by State cooperative extension servicesThe cooperative extension services of the States shall, with funds made available under this subtitle, carry out an expanded program of food, nutrition, and consumer education for low-income individuals in a manner designed to achieve the purpose set forth in section 3175b of this title. In operating the program, the cooperative extension services may use the expanded food and nutrition education program, and other food, nutrition, and consumer education activities of the cooperative extension services or similar activities carried out by them in collaboration with other public or private nonprofit agencies or organizations. In carrying out their responsibilities under the program, the cooperative extension services are encouraged to—
provide effective and meaningful food, nutrition, and consumer education services to as many low-income individuals as possible;
employ educational methodologies, including innovative approaches, that accomplish the purpose set forth in section 3175b of this title
to the extent practicable, coordinate activities carried out under the program with the delivery to low-income individuals of benefits under food assistance programs.
References in Text
This subtitle, referred to in text, is subtitle C (§§ 1581–1589) of title XV of Pub. L. 99–198 which is classified as follows: sections 1581 and 1582 are not classified to the Code; section 1583 is set out as a note under section 2011 of this title; sections 1584 through 1588 are classified, respectively, to sections 3175a to 3175e of this title; and section 1589 is classified to section 3178a of this title.
Section was enacted as part of the Food Security Act of 1985, and not as part of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 which comprises this chapter.
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