USDA to invest in New Organic Transition Initiative
Last updated 8/24/2022 at 10:57am
From U.S. Department of Agriculture
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced details of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s $300 million investment, including with American Rescue Plan funds, in a new Organic Transition Initiative to provide comprehensive support for farmers transitioning to organic production. This initiative will deliver wrap-around technical assistance, including farmer-to-farmer mentoring; provide direct support through conservation financial assistance and additional crop insurance assistance, and support market development projects in targeted markets.