Government Grants within the United States Agricultural Sector

by:

Agriculture, one of the largest sectors of the economy, is an industry that involves the cultivation of animals, plants, fungi, and other life forms for food, fiber, biofuel and other products that are primarily utilized to sustain life.

The agriculture industry is one of the key players in the sustenance of a stable economy. For this reason, the United States government has pioneered in aiding the growth and expansion of the industry.

The United States government has established a few agencies that are especially designed to assist and support concerns regarding agriculture and provide grants and financial assistance to farmers and other major agricultural players.

The United States Department of Agriculture, more commonly referred to as USDA, is the United State government's leading agency responsible for developing and executing US federal government policy on farming, agriculture, and food. Furthermore, the agency also works towards taking care of the needs of farmers and ranchers, promoting agricultural trade and production, assuring national food safety, protecting natural resources, fostering rural communities and ending instances of hunger in the United States and abroad.

Under the USDA, is the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, which is generally tasked to consolidate all federally-funded agricultural research.

The Natural Resources Conservation Service, also under the USDA, is the premiere agency that is specifically estab  (continued...)

Government Grants within the United States Agricultural Sector
  Page 2

About The Author

Michael Saunders is an editor of TopGovernmentGrants.com one the the most comprehensive Websites offering information on government grants and federal government programs.

He also maintains Websites providing resources on environmental grants and education grant money.




Additional Government Grants Resources


Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities Program
The National Endowment for the Humanities has recently constituted the Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities Program wherein they aim to support regional and national training programs intended for scholars and advanced graduate students in an effort to widen and strengthen their abilities and understanding of digital humanities.


Smart Probation: Reducing Prison Populations, Saving Money, and Creating Safer Communities Program
In line with this mission, the Office of Justice Programs has recently established the Smart Probation: Reducing Prison Populations, Saving Money, and Creating Safer Communities Program in an attempt to substantially improve probation success rates, while simultaneously improve public safety, reducing returns to prisons and jails, and saving essential taxpayer dollars.


Ethical Schools Project in Peru
The Ethical Schools Project revolves around the notion of promoting a culture of ethical behavior and civic responsibility among members of the youth, as well as teachers and parents. The project also aims to explore ways that would contribute to a reduction in corruption and other forms of illicit activities such as cocoa cultivation and illegal environmental degradation, which are both common practices in Peru.


9 Things You Must Do To Maximize Your Chances Of Obtaining A Small Business Loan
To get approval for your small business loan application, you must be able to meet the lending criteria set down. Some organisations are more risk averse than others, and will therefore have more st...


Minority Business Enterprise Centers for Minority-Owned Businesses
The The Minority Business Development Agency has recently constituted the Minority Business Enterprise Centers (MBEC) Program wherein it aims to support minority-owned businesses by providing them with electronic and one-on-one business development services for a reasonably nominal fee.


Capacity Building Assistance to Improve Health in Tribal Populations Program
In keeping with all its existing programs and objectives, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recently established a funding opportunity to promote the Capacity Building Assistance to Improve Health in Tribal Populations Program.


HRSA: Reducing Loss to Follow-up after Failure to Pass Newborn Hearing Screening
Reducing to Loss of Follow-up after Failure to Pass Newborn Hearing Screening program enables eligible health care institutions to solicit funds by establishing project proposals that would greatly improve the number of infants receiving appropriate and timely follow-ups through the utilization of patient-centered interventions.






Pedagogy of the Oppressed, a 1970s book by author Paulo Freire, envisions a world not as a given reality, but as “a problem to be worked on and solved.” That mentality is often applied to the greatest social entrepreneurs.




Not for Profit Jobs in New Hampshire

  Fundraising & Development Jobs
  Social Services Employment
  Foundation Related Jobs
  Social Work Jobs
  Social Work Jobs





More Federal Domestic Assistance Programs


Earthquake Consortium | Crop Insurance Education in Targeted States | Law Enforcement Assistance_Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Technical Laboratory Publications | Peace Corps Global Health and PEPFAR Initiative Program | National Land Remote Sensing_Education Outreach and Research |  Site Style by YAML | Grants.gov | Grants | Grants News | Sitemap | Privacy Policy


Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2004-2021 Copyright Michael Saunders