Apply for funds to increase the cooling capacity on your farm or to/from market. Deadline is June 14, 2013. CONTINUE READING
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Check out these funding opportunities for refrigeration, crop production, and specialty crops. Due dates range from June 14 – July 10, 2013. CONTINUE READING
Regional IPM and NOFA-NY have grand programs with upcoming deadlines.
Here are some upcoming Ag Grants listed in the Cornell Small Farms Page.
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Here are some funding opportunities listed in a recent update from Small Farms.
USDA Funding: Added Value Agricultural Products – Due October 15, 2012
The USDA is offering grants of between $100,000 and $300,000 to agricultural producers seeking to increase the value of their products. Under the Value Added Producer Grant Program (VAPG), producers can submit proposals that include activities such as, generating new products, creating and expanding marketing opportunities, and increasing producer income. For more information and application information, visit http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/BCP_VAPG.html.
NRCS Funding: Adaptation to Drought – Due October 15, 2012
The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has made available funding for projects that “stimulate the development, adoption, and evaluation of innovative approaches to technologies that enhance adaption to drought,” under the Conservation Innovation Grants program. For more information and to apply, visithttp://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detailfull/national/programs/financial/eqip/?&cid=nrcs143_008205.
SARE Funding: Partnership Grants – Due November 1, 2012
Northeast SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education) is offering up to $15,000 to agricultural service providers who work directly with farmers to do on-farm demonstrations, research, marketing, and other projects that contribute to the understanding of sustainable agriculture. For more information and to apply, visit http://www.nesare.org/Grants/Get-a-Grant/Partnership-Grant?utm_source=Northeast+SARE+Master+List&utm_campaign=ea75987802-fall_deadline_tickler9_12_2012&utm_medium=email.
SARE Funding: Sustainable Community Grants – Due November 15, 2012
Northeast SARE is offering up to $15,000 for projects that address specific issues related to the connection between community revitalization and farming. Projects may focus on issues including, farm finance, marketing, land use, water use, enterprise development, value-added product development, among others. The grant is available to those affiliated with Cooperative Extension, a municipality, college or university, or other institutional entity. For more information and to apply, visit http://www.nesare.org/Grants/Get-a-Grant/Sustainable-Community-Grant?utm_source=Northeast+SARE+Master+List&utm_campaign=ea75987802-fall_deadline_tickler9_12_2012&utm_medium=email.
SARE Funding: Farmer Grants – Due November 27, 2012
Are you a commercial agricultural producer with an innovating idea that you want test via a field trial, on-farm demonstration, marketing initiative, or other technique? Northeast SARE is offering up to $15,000 for agricultural producers to work with a technical advisor on such a project. Projects should aim to contribute to knowledge about effective sustainable practices. For more information and to apply, visit http://www.nesare.org/Grants/Get-a-Grant/Farmer-Grant.