The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced the availability of $1.35 million for the Farm Business Management and Benchmarking (FBMB) program.
The FBMB Competitive Grants Program provides funds to improve the farm management knowledge and skills of agricultural producers; and establish and maintain a national, publicly available farm financial management database to support improved farm management.
This year’s applications should address the maintenance and expansion of farm financial management databases; the establishment or expansion of collaborative farm management and producer partnerships; advancing data gathering; the development or expansion of cooperation and data sharing; the provision of training, assistance, and software to farm management associations; the improvement of profitability and competitiveness of small- and medium-sized farms; and/or the improvement of producers’ abilities to manage operations.
Applications are due April 11. Please see the request for applications for specific program requirements.This entry was posted in Funding Opportunities, Research by daley2. Bookmark the permalink.