Tuesday - February 25, 2020
Federal Tipoffs Involving Wisconsin Newsletter for Sunday December 29, 2019 ( 2 items )  

University of Wisconsin-Madison to Receive $239,400 from Interior
WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's National Park Service announced that it intends to award a $239,400 cooperative agreement to the University of Wisconsin-Madison for the evaluation of the impacts of wolf reintroduction on the other native carnivores, fox, and marten at the Isle Royale National Park in Michigan. The agency description of the grant states: "This announcement is to provide public notice of the NPS's intentions to award financial assistance for the follo  more

USDA Announces Pilot Insurance Coverage for Hemp Growers
WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Risk Management Agency has issued the following news release: USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced a new crop insurance option for hemp growers in select counties of 21 states in 2020. The pilot insurance program will provide Actual Production History (APH) coverage under 508(h) Multi-Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI) for eligible producers in certain counties in Alabama, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Ma  more