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Advancing a National Food System Transformation

USDA will invest $24.4 million in new grants and cooperative agreements to support development of urban agriculture and innovative production projects and expand compost and food waste reduction efforts across the nation. Interested partners can submit applications on

New Funding for Forest Health Partnerships

NRCS is now seeking new Joint Chiefs’ Landscape Restoration Partnership proposals for collaborations on public and private lands. Three Virginia projects have already leveraged this targeted funding to support healthy ecosystems and cleaner water. FY23 submissions due by Aug. 5.

Investing in New Market Opportunities

USDA is seeking proposals for the second round of funding for Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities projects that meet the growing demand for sustainable products. Virginia partners should apply by 11:59 p.m. ET on June 10 to be eligible.

Father-Son Team Lauded for Contributions to Conservation

Helping farmers improve the sustainability of their operations is a family tradition for district conservationists Anthony and Trenton Howell who were recently profiled as Field to Market Trusted Adviser Spotlight Honorees.

Celebrating Virginia’s Contributions to a National Milestone

Check out the newest installment of our series commemorating five million acres under conservation easements! This infographic offers a big picture view of our offerings and accomplishments in the past year.


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