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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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Rhode Island Farmers and Forest Landowners can Act Now for NRCS Climate-Smart Funding

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NRCS is using the Act Now process to deliver conservation contracting faster. Act Now allows NRCS to quickly approve and obligate a ranked application in a designated ranking pool when an eligible application meets or exceeds a state-determined, minimum threshold, ranking score. 

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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.

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USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Arkansas Announces ACT NOW Funding Sign-Up for Farmers and Ranchers

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ACT NOW allows Arkansas NRCS to immediately approve and obligate ranked applications in a designated ranking pool when an eligible application meets or exceeds the state-determined minimum ranking score

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Sign up today for USDA Climate-Smart Ag & Forestry Conservation Programs in Rhode Island

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NRCS encourages Rhode Island farmers and forest landowners to sign up for Climate-Smart agriculture & forestry conservation programs before Dec. 15 cut-off date for our first round of FY2024 funding.

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NFWF Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program accepting People’s Garden grant proposals until January 31, 2024

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Approximately $500,000 ($50,000/city) is available from the USDA People’s Garden Initiative to fund projects that will support community-based projects that promote sustainable agriculture practices that benefit people and wildlife

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USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service Accepting FY24 MRBI-CSP Applications for One Water Quality Project through Dec. 8

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CSP is offered in Arkansas through continuous sign-ups. The program provides many benefits including increased crop yields, decreased inputs, wildlife habitat improvements and increased resilience to weather extremes.