Innovations in Food & Agricultural Science & Technology (I-FAST) Prize Competition
Pre-application open period is August 3 – September 8, 2017
USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture

USDA NRCS EQIP Funding for Fiscal Year 2018
Apply by October 20, 2017
USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service

Advancing Colorado’s Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency (ACRE3) Program
Colorado Pressurized Irrigation Small Hydropower Partnership Project
Currently seeking farmers & ranchers interested in participating
Colorado Department of Agriculture ; USDA NRCS – Colorado

Colorado Water newsletter: Climate Smart Agriculture
March/April 2016
Colorado Water Institute
CSU Water Center

Alternative Agricultural Water Transfer Methods Grants (Colorado)
Eligibility: Any private/public entity that can 1) contract with state, & 2) establish need for project
Colorado Water Conservation Board

Current U.S. Drought Monitor 
National Drought Mitigation Center


USDA’s EQIP Seasonal High Tunnel Initiative
Voluntary program providing financial & technical assistance to Ag producers to extend the growing season for high value crops in an environmentally safe manner.
NRCS processes applications on a continuous basis, but each state may establish deadlines for 1 or more application periods. Visit website for state deadlines.

Expanded water management tools for California agriculture
California Roundtable on Water and Food Supply
Ag Innovations Network