Were you able to join us on November 8th for our deep dive into the world of incentive funding for growers? If you missed it, don’t worry – we have all the key takeaways. Plus, you can catch up on all the details by watching the full webinar here:
A Glimpse into the Agenda
The focus of our webinar was to equip farmers with the knowledge they need to navigate and benefit from various incentive programs. These programs are not just about financial aid; they’re about enhancing operations in ways that respect and protect our environment. Here’s what we explored:
Relevant Incentive Funding Overview: We began by offering a landscape view of available incentive funding, laying the groundwork for understanding the myriad of opportunities at your disposal.
Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) – USDA, NRCS: Our specialists provided an in-depth look at EQIP, detailing how it aids agricultural and forestry operations to conserve resources while boosting production and environmental quality.
Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) – USDA, FSA: We discussed the CRP, illuminating how it offers financial incentives to farmers who convert sensitive land into conservation reserves, fostering better environmental outcomes.
Climate Smart Commodity Programs: With a nod to the future, we touched on the Climate Smart Commodity Programs, highlighting how they support the production of commodities with a reduced carbon footprint and promote carbon sequestration.
Unlocking the Benefits of Soil Health: A substantial segment of the webinar was devoted to the crucial topic of soil health, discussing its myriad benefits from increased production and organic matter to improved water retention and nutrient availability.
Highlight Key Practices to Improve Soil Health: We concluded by spotlighting key practices like the use of cover crops, which can dramatically improve soil health. These practices are not only good for your land but are also supported by the funding opportunities we discussed.
Join the Conversation
We invite you to watch the recording, share it with your peers, and begin integrating these valuable insights into your own farming practices.
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