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Great Lakes Fish & Wildlife Restoration Grants

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is accepting Fiscal Year 2018 project proposals to protect, restore and enhance Great Lakes fish and wildlife habitat under the Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act (Act). Apply by January 8, 2018. Continue reading ‘Great Lakes Fish & Wildlife Restoration Grants’

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Scholarships to Attend National Farmers Union Women’s Conference

This year, Minnesota Farmers Union is pleased to offer up to five $1,000 scholarships to go towards the costs of the conference. The application is available at www.mfu.org/pages/scholarships. Apply by December 1, 2017. Continue reading ‘Scholarships to Attend National Farmers Union Women’s Conference’

Future Organic Farmer Grants

The United States is facing an epidemic shortage of farmers. Among the challenges to meet the rising demand for organic products that are healthy for both people and the planet is the need for new organic farmers and entrepreneurs. The Future Organic Farmer Grant Fund supports the next generation of organic producers through small grants that support organic education from kindergarten through the end of college. Apply by November 15, 2017 for elementary and high school student grants. Continue reading ‘Future Organic Farmer Grants’

Graduate Student Fellowship in Sustainable Food Systems

Seeking a motivated graduate student with an interest in medical or agricultural anthropology, food security, nutrition, and sustainable agriculture for a Masters-level USDA National Needs Fellowship (NNF) in Sustainable Food Systems.  Continue reading ‘Graduate Student Fellowship in Sustainable Food Systems’

U.S. Forest Service Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Cooperative Weed Management Areas Grants

The interagency Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) targets improvements to the most significant environmental problems within the Great Lakes Basin. For this GLRI Request for Proposals ( RFP ) for Cooperative Weed Management Areas (CWMAs), successful projects will address invasive plant species that pose significant ecological threats in the Great Lakes Basin. Apply by January 5, 2018. Continue reading ‘U.S. Forest Service Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Cooperative Weed Management Areas Grants’

Wolf-Livestock Conflict Prevention Grants

Minnesota livestock producers can now apply for grant money to help prevent wolf attacks. The Wolf-Livestock Conflict Prevention Grants were funded by the Minnesota Legislature earlier this year. Apply by November 24, 2017. Continue reading ‘Wolf-Livestock Conflict Prevention Grants’

AGRI Livestock Investment Grants

Livestock producers may apply for a portion of $1.9 million in Livestock Investment Grants. Funds are provided by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s (MDA) Agricultural Growth, Research and Innovation (AGRI) Program and may be used for on-farm improvements. Apply by December 15, 2017. Continue reading ‘AGRI Livestock Investment Grants’


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