Under the Biden-Harris administration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) continued its conservation work across the country amid an ongoing pandemic and numerous natural disasters,
WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2023 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing more than $9.4 million in 45 cooperative agreements that support innovative, scalable waste management plans to reduce and divert food waste from landfills.
Florida landowners in the St. Marks and Aucilla watersheds who are interested in protecting the conservation values of their land can apply for conservation easement funding through the Red Hills to the Coast – Connecting Land and Water project. Applications accepted February 1 - March 17.
Urban Producers, Public Invited to Attend February Meeting of Federal Advisory Committee for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production
WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2023 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) encourages urban producers, innovative producers and other stakeholders to virtually attend the fourth public meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production (Committee) on Feb. 23, 2023.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2023 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is making available up to $7.5 million for grants through its Office of Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production (OUAIP).
Northern Florida landowners interested in protecting the conservation values of their land can soon apply for land management contracts funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS) Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP).
Applications for Agricultural Land Easements (ALE), for fiscal year (FY) 2023 funding, are being accepted only until January 31, 2023. Wetland Reserve Easement (WRE) applications for FY2023 are accepted until February 28, 2023.
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is offering contract opportunities for architectural and engineering services from small firms with an emphasis on watershed restoration work.
Communities that experienced damage after Hurricane Ian can still seek assistance through the Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP), offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA NRCS). Sponsors should apply by Jan. 27.
Agricultural Landowners Encouraged to Apply for Conservation Stewardship Program by February 24