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National Black Growers Council Regenerative Agriculture Pilot Program

National Black Growers Council,
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Closed January 31, 2024


In this project, the National Black Growers Council (NBGC) plans to work with historically underserved farmers to demonstrate regenerative agricultural practices and determine which are best suited for various regions and farm types in the Southeast United States. Once complete, NBGC plans to scale up participation to include additional farmers a, providing incentives to increase adoption of regenerative agricultural practices and leveraging market data to sell products to corporate partners who need to meet corporate sustainability goals.



Terms

  • Enrollment bonus of $5,000

  • Incentive per acre of $140, capped at 100 acres

  • The program will also seek to offer premiums for climate-smart products sold by participating producers.


Application Instructions

NBGC is accepting grower interest and information now. Click on "Contact Coordinator" to reach out to the contact person for more information.

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Details

Deadline

January 31, 2024

Financial Instrument

Grant

Total Program Funding

$4,789,000


Updated January 7, 2024

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