USDA FY 2022 NIFA’s Supplemental and Alternative Crops (SAC) Competitive Grants Program

OPPORTUNITY: SAC Competitive Grants Program supports projects that lead to expanded adaptation and increased acres of canola grown in the United States for oil and industrial hemp grown for value-added products. SAC supports breeding, testing, and developing superior performing canola and industrial hemp varieties and production practices that result in improved cost efficiencies reduced grower…

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USDA NRCS Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG)

USDA NRCS Notice of Funding Opportunity; Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) Classic Program (FY) 2022 OPPORTUNITY The purpose of CIG is to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies in conjunction with agricultural production. CIG projects present innovations that are expected to result in the transfer of conservation technologies, management systems, and…

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USDA Food Supply Chain Guaranteed Loan Program

OPPORTUNITY: USDA Food Supply Chain Guaranteed Loan Program. Loan guarantees will be made to lenders to facilitate financing to qualified borrowers and projects for the start-up or expansion of activities in the middle of the food supply chain, particularly the aggregation, processing, manufacturing, storage, transportation, wholesaling, or distribution of food, to increase capacity and help…

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