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Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities

Dan Climate Change, Environment, This Land of Ours, USDA-NRCS

The focus on improving the climate through agriculture continues.  The first round of funding through the new Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities received more than 450 proposals. The Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities opportunity provides up to $1 billion for pilot projects that create market opportunities for commodities produced using climate-smart practices. The proposals from the first round of funding ranged from $5 million …

climate

New Partnership Program for Climate Smart Commodities

Dan Climate Change, Environment, Peanuts

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is committed to supporting a diverse set of farmers, ranchers and forest owners through climate solutions that increase resilience, expand market opportunities and strengthen rural America. The new Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities opportunity provides up to $1 billion for pilot projects that create market opportunities for commodities produced using climate-smart practices. Tyron Spearman has more details.