Selected applicants will receive technical assistance in the form of education and material resources to assist in growing their crops. Then Agriculture’s marketing division will purchase the crops and feature them as the ‘Harvest of the Month’.
Through this conservation program, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) helps farmers, ranchers and forest landowners earn payments for expanding conservation activities while maintaining agricultural production.
Food Producer Network grants are used to fund extraordinary capital investments, such as in tractors, ice machines, walk-in freezers, irrigation systems, engines and other similar equipment or infrastructure.
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