USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is seeking applications for Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for on-farm conservation innovation trials. The USDA announced that $25 million is available for the On-Farm Conservation Innovation Trials program, which supports widespread adoption and evaluation of innovative conservation approaches in partnership with agricultural producers. This year’s funding priorities are climate-smart agricultural solutions, irrigation water management, nutrient management and soil health.
Applications for On-Farm Trials are being accepted now through September 22, 2022. Private entities whose primary business is related to agriculture, nongovernmental organizations with experience working with agricultural producers, and non-federal government agencies are eligible to apply. For more information and to apply, visit grants.gov .