USDA Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities: Minnesota Working Group

The next working group meeting is Oct. 24, 2023.

Location and agenda are forthcoming. Click this link to register.

Minnesota is listed on more than 25 of the USDA’s Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities grants. Grants range in size from $5 million to $90 million. Recruiting farmers into these programs is a primary goal of these projects. Attracting a skilled workforce to assist farmers is another goal of this working group.

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Click this link to share your job openings with the group.

Coordination among project stakeholders is critical for the success of Climate-Smart Commodities grant programs and ensuring benefits to farmers across the state.



In May 2023, Minnesota Farmers Union convened a working group of stakeholders from across the state. Find a summary of the May 3 meeting here. Find the press release from the May 3 meeting here.

More information on the Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities.

The Minnesota Working Group is coordinated by Minnesota Farmers Union in partnership with Minnesota Milk and The Nature Conservancy.

For more information, contact Ariel Kagan, Climate and Working Lands Program Director.