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USDA Extends Application Deadline for Revenue Loss Programs to July 14 

Nine Partner Organizations to Provide Assistance with ERP Phase Two Applications.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the deadline for the Emergency Relief Program (ERP) Phase Two and Pandemic Assistance Revenue Program (PARP) to July 14, 2023, to give producers more time to apply for assistance. The original deadline was June 2. 


Additionally, USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) is partnering with nine organizations to provide educational and technical assistance to agricultural producers and provide assistance in completing an ERP Phase Two application. The extended deadline will give producers more time to work with these partner organizations and apply for assistance.     

US Forest Service Funding Opportunity: 2023 Inflation Reduction Act for Urban and Community Forestry

USDA funding opportunity. The US Forest Service's Urban and Community Forestry program is announcing additional funding via its 2023 Inflation Reduction Act for Urban and Community Forestry. Proposals are being accepted on the Urban and Community Forestry UCF Grant Portal until June 2, 2023; questions about this funding opportunity can be directed to


Urban and Community Forestry (UCF) is a covered program under the Agency’s Justice40 Initiative established through Executive Order 13985. To advance the mission of Justice40, proposals that deliver 40% of the benefits of IRA investments through established partnerships with local organizations working to support disadvantaged communities experiencing low tree canopy and environmental justice will receive priority consideration.

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Southern Region Risk Management Education Center

Digital Center for Risk Management Education 

Alabama Forestry Commission

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RAFI USA - Farmers of Color Network Grants





The Rural Partners Network (RPN) is an alliance of federal agencies and commissions working directly with rural communities to expand rural prosperity through job creation, infrastructure development, and community improvement.



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Rural Americans are working hard to take care of our families and communities. When we have the right tools and opportunities, everyone prospers–because what happens in rural America matters, no matter where you live.


We need policies that support good rural jobs, protect our natural resources, and invest in vibrant small towns where people want to live, work, and raise a family. Many of these important decisions are made at the state level. Learn how state legislators can use the Blueprint for Rural Policy Action in the States to create the thriving America of tomorrow.




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