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.
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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Availability of $500 Million for Improved Regional Conservation Partnership Program to Better Support Partners, Producers as Part of Investing in America Agenda
The Biden-Harris Administration today announced the availability of $500 million in funding to advance partner-driven solutions to conservation on agricultural land through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP).
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking nominations for four positions on the Federal Advisory Committee for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production. Nominations will be open to public from May 15, 2023, to July 15, 2023.
NRCS Announces $75 Million to Assist Producers Transitioning to Organic as Part of USDA’s Organic Transition Initiative
NRCS invests $75 million to assist producers transitioning to organic production.
USDA Announces Cooperative Agreements for Compost and Food Waste Reduction
From lush vegetables lining high tunnels, Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) boxes ready for pickup by neighbors, and community workshops, Living Root Farm provides an opportunity for the local community “to come out to see and taste and appreciate local-grown food.”
NRCS Montana is accepting applications for the Community Agriculture Initiative. NRCS accepts applications year-round, but applications for the current funding cycle must be submitted by Feb. 14, 2023.
Ellie and Reid Fleshman, young farmers near Dutton, Montana, worked with NRCS to install a high tunnel and pollinator field border.
Along with significant community contributions, grant funds from NRCS supported pollinator and community gardens at Deer Park Elementary School.