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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
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    Can Cover Crops Serve as Forage? Livestock Producers Look to Reduce Feed Costs

    Cover crops are a focal point of agricultural conservation. But can they lend a hand in profitability for livestock producers? As feed […]

    April 27, 2022
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    Key Highlights for USDA in Biden’s Budget Proposal

    President Biden issued a USDA budget proposal which requests a big-time boost to Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) funding and acres. The President’s […]

    April 1, 2022
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    U.S. Ag Groups Say CRP Land Could Fill Ukrainian Gap in Grain Production

    Several U.S. ag groups are calling on the Biden administration to ease Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) guidelines as the ongoing crisis in […]

    March 25, 2022
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    Items to Watch for in the 2023 Farm Bill

    As the 2023 Farm Bill starts to draw eyes and lawmakers begin meeting with stakeholders this month, we’ll continue to provide updates […]

    March 21, 2022
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    Crop Insurance, Conservation Work in Tandem Against Climate Change

    Crop insurance continues to serve as a first line of defense against climate change for U.S. farmers. National Crop Insurance Services President […]

    March 1, 2022
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    USDA to Invest $1 Billion in Climate-Smart Ag Projects, Applications Due This Spring

    USDA announced this week a $1 billion investment in pilot projects that promote agricultural projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, or that […]

    February 9, 2022
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    Signup Opens January 31 for 2022 Conservation Reserve Program

    The Conservation Reserve (CRP) Program can help producers and landowners establish long-term conservation areas to promote native species, control erosion and improve […]

    January 28, 2022