USDA grants available to spur innovation technologies in Montana
May 29, 2020
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications for grants until June 22, 2020, to fund Montana projects that could stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) generally fund pilot projects, field demonstrations and on-farm conservation research.
Tom Watson, NRCS state conservationist for Montana, said $225,000 is available for the state-component CIG this year. He said applicants can request up to $75,000 for projects lasting one to three years.
Watson said projects shou...