The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has launched an online application for Direct Loan customers. More than 26,000 customers who submit a Direct Loan application each year can now use
Farm Service Agency (FSA) just received a Disaster Designation for Excessive Rain experienced in Massachusetts from 7/1/23 – 10/31/23. This natural disaster designation allows the FSA to extend much-needed emergency credit
CISA is offering zero-interest loans of up to $25,000 for Massachusetts farms in Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire counties affected by fluctuating winter temperatures that killed peach buds in February, the deep freeze of May 18, and widespread flooding in July.
— Applications due January 12, 2024 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service, State, Private and Tribal Forestry, is requesting applications for the Community Forest and Open Space
Rural Energy for America Program Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Guaranteed Loans & Grants
Program Application Period: Open for Fiscal Years 2023 & 2024 Application Windows: June 30, 2023 September 30, 2023 December 31, 2023 March 31, 2024 June 30, 2024 September 30, 2024
Application deadline: Jan. 23, 2024 The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (PL 117-2, ARPA) provided the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) with $390 million, available through FY 2024,
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), MassWildlife, and the Massachusetts Forest Alliance have partnered to provide private landowners in Massachusetts technical and financial assistance offered through the Massachusetts Collaborative for
The Inflation Reduction Act Forest Landowner Support programming provides financial assistance grants for projects that support underserved and small-acreage forest landowner participation in emerging private markets for climate mitigation and
USDA Risk Management Agency’s Whole-Farm Revenue Protection and Micro Farm programs insure revenue earned through sales of crops and value-added products, thereby helping growers manage risk. Beginning or Veteran Farmers may receive reduced premiums. Learn more
$1.2 million in Land Management and Rental funding available to livestock producers in Massachusetts through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP)
American Farmland Trust, in partnership with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), will be accepting applications for financial assistance for Land Management and Rental Agreement activities through the Regional Conservation Partnership
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced December 29, 2023 as the application cut-off date for the Wetland Reserve Easement component of the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP), which
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has advertised December 29, 2023 as the ranking cut-off date for applications from state and local governments, non-governmental organizations and Native American
USDA Announces Application Dates for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, the Agricultural Management Assistance Program in Massachusetts
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is announcing January 5, 2024; March 8, 2024; and May 10, 2024 as the application ranking cut-off dates for the Environmental Quality
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced that November 3, 2023 and March 8, 2024 will be the cut-off dates for applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program
Biden-Harris Administration makes $260 million available for new fish passage projects as part of Investing in America agenda
NOAA Fisheries is announcing two funding opportunities totaling $260 million through President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to support new fish passage projects, which will not only help protect and restore migrating fish and their habitats, but yield important community and economic benefits.
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