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USDA Announces Third Signup for Inflation Reduction Act Funding for Climate-Smart Agriculture in Rhode Island

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NRCS announces additional funding opportunities for FY 2024 for Rhode Island farmers and forest landowners. NRCS is opening a third ranking signup period for Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) climate-smart agriculture and forestry funding under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).

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USDA conservation program third signup open for Rhode Island farmers and forest landowners

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NRCS announces additional financial assistance opportunities for fiscal year 2024 for Rhode Island farmers and forest landowners under the Farm Bill’s Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), National Water Quality Initiative (NWQI) and Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP).

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USDA Invests Approximately $11.5 Million in Composting and Food Waste Reduction Projects in 23 States, Including Montana

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Bozeman, January 29, 2024 –The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing approximately $11.5 million in 38 cooperative agreements that support innovative, scalable waste management plans to reduce and divert food waste from landfills. This includes three projects in Montana.

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USDA announces second conservation program signup for Rhode Island farmers and forest landowners

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NRCS announces additional financial assistance opportunities for fiscal year 2024 for Rhode Island farmers and forest landowners. Through conservation programs, NRCS helps farmers and forest landowners make conservation improvements on their land that benefit natural resources and build resiliency.