The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By KYLE TACKETT
Montana Natural Resources Conservation Service 

USDA Seeks Applications for Two National Funding Competitions to Support Community Agriculture and Strengthen Food Security... for now

 


The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is making $43.1 million available this year for two national-level funding competitions that support community agriculture. Projects funded will strengthen the food supply chain and transform the food system to be fairer, more competitive, and more resilient.

This is the third year that USDA is offering these national funding opportunities through the USDA Office of Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production. Specifically, USDA is investing $10.2 million in new cooperative agreements to expand compost and food waste reduction efforts; and $14.2 mil...



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