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    How Farmers Can Expect Assistance from USDA’s $2.8 Billion for Climate-Smart Practices

    The USDA’s $2.8 billion investment in climate-smart agricultural practices has been confirmed for use in 70 projects throughout the country. Under the […]

    September 15, 2022
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    Tips for Improving Soil Health

    More than any other asset, soil is the driving force behind strong yields and profitability. Farmers know that improving soil health is […]

    September 12, 2022
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    Bi-Partisan Support Drives Voluntary Conservation Policy Crop Insurance Discount

    Lawmakers continue to push for a cover crop incentive bill despite a proposed $25-per-acre incentive failing to survive the latest climate law. […]

    September 9, 2022
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    Farmer-Led Conservation Strategies Work, According to Land and Water Experts

    Should farmers themselves lead the way to a more conservation-focused agricultural landscape? According to a U.S. Department of Interior secretary for water […]

    September 7, 2022
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    Inflation Reduction Act Awaits President’s Signature, What it Means for Ag

    With the U.S. House passing the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) with a vote of 220 to 207, it now shifts to the […]

    August 16, 2022
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    $20 Billion for Voluntary Conservation Practices Passed by Senate Democrats

    Democratic Senators passed legislation Sunday that includes $20 billion for voluntary conservation practices. Vice President Kamala Harris ended up casting the tie-breaking […]

    August 9, 2022
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    Conservation Tillage A Valuable Tool Against Drought Conditions

    Many producers have shifted from conventional tillage to more economical and environmental conservation tillage. As drought heats up in many crop-producing states, […]

    June 27, 2022
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    National Fish and Wildlife Grants $2.6 Mlillion to Farmers Adopting Cover Crops

    The U.S. National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced this week a $2.6 million grant program to assist farmers in the planting of […]

    May 27, 2022
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    2023 Farm Bill Must Account for Disaster Assistance, Inflation, Climate

    The 2023 Farm Bill could look quite different from the last two, according to Senate Agriculture Committee members at a hearing this […]

    May 12, 2022
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    Conservation Acres Shift to Production Amidst Profitable Commodity Prices

    After weeks of speculation following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, U.S. conservation acres are moving to cropland status. USDA says landowners will take […]

    May 5, 2022