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USDA to Invest $15 Million in the Future of Conservation Through Innovation Grants Program

Proposal Deadline: July 19, 2021

NASHVILLE, May 24, 2021 - NRCS is investing up to $15 million to support the development of new tools, approaches, practices and technologies to further natural resource conservation on private lands through the Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) program.

CIG partners use creative problem solving and innovation to address our nation’s water quality, air quality, soil health and wildlife habitat challenges, all while improving agricultural operations.

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