Improving knowledge and skills to help farmers improve soil health.
Ethnic crop production opportunities for new markets
Education to improve beekeeping skills and promote native pollinator conservation.
Increasing knowledge about locally suited cover crops species, rotations and management.
Read about this 2011-2014 Maryland Eastern Shore project to teach marketing and business strategies to promote sales and profits.
Read about this 2011-2014 Delaware and Maryland initiative for promoting sustainable season extension techniques on the DelMar peninsula.
Read about this 2011-2014 WV and Western Maryland education project aimed at increasing farmers' capacity to enter and compete in locally-accessible, higher-value markets.
Read reports from the state coordinator about local education initiatives.
Learn about past awards in Maryland and read a one-page summary of grants by type. Includes a highlighted project description in your state.