gates act

GATES Act Aims to Include Larger Farms in Conservation Programs

Dan Agri-Business, Farm Bill, Funding, Legislative, Specialty Crops, USDA-NRCS

The Growing Access to Environmental Sustainability (GATES) Act seeks to reduce barriers that producers face in accessing agricultural conservation programs. Congressman John Duarte, a farmer from California, is on the …

organic production

NRCS Invests to Assist Producers Transitioning to Organic Production

Dan Agri-Business, Conservation, Environment, Funding, Organic, USDA-NRCS

The NRCS is investing $75 million to assist producers transitioning to organic production.  As part of the multi-agency Organic Transition Initiative (OTI), USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will dedicate financial …