USDA Awards Innovations in Climate-Smart Agriculture, Soil Health and Nutrient Management

AMES, Iowa, April 6, 2023 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $40 million this year for 31 new projects through its Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) program, one of the ways USDA brings together partners to develop innovative approaches to climate-smart agriculture.