The deadline for applications to the the Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) On-Farm Conservation Innovation Trials program is September 22, 2022.
Through CIG, partners work to address water quality, water quantity, air quality, soil health and wildlife habitat challenges, all while improving agricultural operations. The On-Farm Trials component of CIG 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.
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, read the USDA press release, or email Ann Mulvaney.
To apply, visit the program webpage.
The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) also has a detailed post on the program on its website, and NRCS will be hosting an informational webinar on August 10.