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Cruzan cowgirl watching over Senepol cattle grazing at Annaly Farms on St. Croix, USVI, July 14, 2022.

Caribbean Update Newsletter

Since July 2011, NRCS Caribbean has produced a bimonthly newsletter in both English and Spanish, highlighting USDA projects, programs and activities throughout Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

  • October 2022 (English, Spanish) - Hurricane Fiona assistance, local grant awards, updating farm records, Hispanic Heritage month and more!
  • September 2022 (English, Spanish) - Hurricane Fiona assistance, grant awards in the Caribbean, update farm records, loan availability, National Hispanic Heritage Month and more!
  • August 2022 (EnglishSpanish) - Available grants & loans, water infrastructure improvement, conservation covers, career outreach and more!
  • July 2022 (EnglishSpanish) - Conservation Districts' meetings and awards, Farmer outreach, Funding availability, Environmental education and more!
  • June 2022 (EnglishSpanish) - Grants & funding availability, Pollinator protection, Community outreach and more!
  • May 2022 (EnglishSpanish) - Available grants, Climate monitoring, Farmer Conservationists of the Year, Drought assistance, Outreach activities and more!
  • April 2022 (EnglishSpanish) - Online tools, Funding availability, Earth Day and more!
  • March 2022 (EnglishSpanish) - Celebrating Forests, Farmers & Water; Añasco Dam repair; Outreach activities; Funding availability and more!
  • February 2022 (EnglishSpanish) - Drought monitor, Funding availability, Black History Month, Grant awards and more!
  • January 2022 (EnglishSpanish) - Accomplishments summary, Grant awards, Funding availability, Assistance for Beginning & Veteran Farmers, and more!
  • December 2021 (EnglishSpanish) - Online assistance, World Soil Day, funding availability, grant awards and more!
  • November 2021 (EnglishSpanish) - 2022 Program signup, Soils training, County Committee elections, funding availability and more!
  • October 2021 (EnglishSpanish) - New tools, 2022 Program signup, funding availability, success stories and more!
  • September 2021 (EnglishSpanish) - USDA Caribbean Update: Program signup, funding availability, training, resource guides, technical assistance
  • July - August 2021 (EnglishSpanish) - USDA Caribbean Update: Technical assistance, funding availability and training
  • May - June 2021 (EnglishSpanish) - New consolidated USDA Caribbean Update: Drought relief, Farmer outreach, Funding availability & more!

Némesis Ortiz Declet

Outreach Coordinator