Did you have the chance to join us on November 8th, 2023 to learn about grower resources and relevant incentive funding? If not, we’ve got you covered! Keep reading to see what we talked about and watch the full meeting here to get all the valuable details.
A Glimpse into the Agenda
Our webinar was designed to empower farmers and growers with knowledge about various incentive programs that can significantly impact their operations. Here’s what we covered:
- An Overview of Relevant Incentive Funding: We kicked off the webinar with a broad perspective on the funding landscape, setting the stage for a detailed discussion on specific programs.
- Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) – USDA, NRCS: Our experts dove into the EQIP, explaining how it supports agricultural and forestry operations to conserve natural resources while enhancing production and environmental quality.
- Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) – USDA, FSA: Attendees learned about the CRP and how it can financially benefit farmers who remove environmentally sensitive land from agricultural production and plant species that will improve environmental health.
- Climate Smart Commodity Programs: The discussion also included the latest on Climate Smart Commodity Programs, which are gaining traction as a means to support the production of commodities in a way that reduces greenhouse gas emissions or captures and stores carbon.
- Unlocking the Benefits of Soil Health: A significant portion of the webinar was dedicated to the importance of soil health, discussing its benefits such as improved production rates, enhanced soil organic matter, better water retention, and increased nutrient availability.
- Key Practices to Improve Soil Health: We highlighted practical steps and cover crops that can improve soil health and are supported by the funding opportunities discussed.
Join the Conversation
We encourage you to watch the recording, share it with your network, and start applying these insights to your farm.