USDA seeks applicants for conservation grants

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting applications for Conservation Innovation Grants (CIGs). Administered through the Natural Resources Conservation Service, CIGs support the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies on agricultural operations, including projects that address on-farm energy efficiency. The deadline to apply for this grant is Tuesday, February 24, 2015. More information on CIGs is available at