The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $70 million in partnerships that will improve outreach to underserved producers and communities to expand access to conservation assistance, including programs funded by the Inflation Reduction Act, as well as career opportunities.
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USDA Invests $65 Million for Conservation and Climate Action on Private Lands as Part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s Investing in America Agenda
USDA Invests $65 million for Conservation Innovation Grants
NRCS and the Forest Service seek proposals for Joint Chiefs’ projects to mitigate wildfire risk, protect water quality, improve wildlife habitat, restore forest ecosystems and contribute to USDA’s efforts to combat climate change. Proposals must be submitted by Sept. 4 for fiscal year 2024 funding.
Biden-Harris Administration Announces New Investments to Improve Measurement, Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Greenhouse Gas Emissions through President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda
Today’s announcement and the broader federal strategy will support the effective implementation of these climate and conservation investments and help further President Biden’s bold goal of achieving a 50-52 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, compared to 2005 levels.
Urban Producers, Public Invited to Attend August Meeting of Federal Advisory Committee for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production
We’re inviting urban producers, innovative producers, and other stakeholders to virtually attend a public meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production on August 1 from 3-6 pm ET.
USDA Hiring Engineers, Natural Resource Specialists Nationwide to Strengthen Inflation Reduction Act Implementation, Enhance Agricultural Conservation
USDA Hiring Engineers, Natural Resource Specialists Nationwide
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) plans to invest $3 million in partnerships to promote research that informs and improves soil surveys at the regional level, which is part of an ongoing effort to continue to provide critical data to the country.
USDA Invests $8 Million in Four Partnerships to Expand Measurement and Monitoring of Soil Carbon on Working Agricultural Lands as Part of Investing in America Agenda
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $8 million in four partnerships to support and expand measurement and monitoring of carbon in soil on working agricultural lands and to assess how climate-smart practices are affecting carbon sequestration.
LINCOLN, Neb., May 25, 2023 – With current drought conditions spanning the state it may be hard to remember that just a few years ago Nebraska was recovering from catastrophic flooding.