Farm Bill Section 10007 Protecting Plant Health

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
USDA, APHIS
Description: 

Under Section 10007 of the 2014 Farm Bill, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) provides funding for Federal, State, tribal, and nongovernmental efforts to protect U.S. plant health. Specifically, Section 10007 authorizes $62.5 million per year in Commodity Credit Corporation funding from fiscal year (FY) 2014 to FY 2017 and $75 million per year in FY 2018 and beyond. Since 2009, APHIS has funded more than 1,700 Farm Bill projects across the United States.

Category: 
Agriculture, Pests, Mitigation
Funding Amount: 
$62.5 million available with at least $5 million going to the National Clean Plant Network (NCPN)
Matching Funds: 
Unknown

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Under this program, funding is available for cooperators in all U.S. States and Territories. This includes State and Federal agencies, Tribal Nations, universities, nongovernmental organizations, and private entities.