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Workforce grants available for ag employers

Through Nov. 28 agricultural employers can apply for grants through a pilot program designed to improve the resilience of the food and agricultural supply chain by addressing workforce challenges farmers and ranchers face.

Up to $65 million is available through the Farm Labor Stabilization and Protection Pilot Program.

The program aims to address workforce needs, expand legal pathways for foreign workers in agriculture and improve working conditions for farmworkers. The grant program offers awards ranging from $25,000 to $200,000, with award amounts based on the projected number of full-time equivalent employees, desired award level and the competitive nature of the application. Producers can use grant funds over the course of two agricultural production seasons.

Learn more or submit an application at .   

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