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USDA Undersecretary: Ag Can Be a Hero on Climate Change
USDA Undersecretary: Ag Can Be a Hero on Climate Change
America’s farmers have an opportunity to be a hero in addressing climate change through improvements in productivity and climate-smart practices, so says Robert Bonnie.  However, the USDA Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation, recently said a successful climate program “has to work for agriculture.” Bonnie spok...
Deadline for USDA’s Climate-Smart Commodities Approaching
Deadline for USDA’s Climate-Smart Commodities Approaching
The deadline for the USDA’s second round of funding for Climate-Smart Commodities is Friday, June 10th. This funding pool is for partners proposing projects between $250,000 and $5 million. The proposals should emphasize the enrollment of small and-or underserved producers, and-or monitoring, reporting, and verification activities developed at minority-serving institutions. ...

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