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USDA Announces Awards to Put Conservation Innovation to Work on U.S. Farms

Dan Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

(USDA/NRCS) — USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is awarding more than $24 million in grants designed to help partners implement and evaluate innovative approaches that have demonstrated conservation benefits on farmland. The funding is provided through On-Farm Conservation Innovation Trials (On-Farm Trials), a new component of the Conservation Innovation Grants first authorized in the 2018 Farm Bill. “The Conservation …

CIG Funding to Focus on Water Management in Alabama

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama will be receiving funds to help to drive public and private sector innovation in resource conservation. The dollars, through the Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) program, have been awarded to Auburn University to focus on water management.

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USDA Announces More than $22 Million in Conservation Innovation

Dan Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that the agency will award more than $22.6 million to drive public and private sector innovation in resource conservation.  The agency is investing in 33 projects nationwide through its competitive Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) program, which helps develop the tools, technologies, and strategies to support next-generation conservation efforts on working lands and …