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This voluntary conservation programs helps producers make conservation work for them. Together, NRCS and producers invest in solutions that conserve natural resources for the future while also improving agricultural operations. 

Through EQIP, NRCS provides agricultural producers with financial resources and one-on-one help to plan and implement improvements, or what NRCS calls conservation practices. Using these practices can lead to cleaner water and air, healthier soil and better wildlife habitat, all while improving agricultural operations. Through EQIP, you can voluntarily implement conservation practices, and NRCS co-invests in these practices with you.

Grant Opportunities

The Texas Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) is a professional development program sponsored by the Southern Region SARE and co-coordinated by Texas A&M University and Prairie View A&M University. These organizations work together to deliver a program that enhances the environmental, social, and economic sustainability of the state through research and education. Aimed at advancing sustainable innovations, these grants add up to an impressive portfolio of sustainable agriculture efforts across the nation. Click the link below to learm  more about the following grant portfolio summary and detailed grants list for Texas.

NIFA's mission    is to stimulate and fund the research and technological innovations that  enhances American agriculture    making    it more productive and environmentally sustainable while ensuring the economic viability of agriculture and production.    NIFA has funding opportunities for  wide variety of  demographics and organizations including non-profits, individuals,  and hispanic serving institutions.  

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