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 …

farm bureau

Farm Bureau Analysis: 2022 Crop Losses Top $21 Billion

Dan Agri-Business, Corn, Crop Insurance, Drought, Economy, Environment, Field & Row Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Grain, Industry, Weather

The American Farm Bureau Federation estimates 2022 crop losses due to weather and climate change at more than $21.4 billion. The AFBF Market Intel analysis shows in 2022, 18 weather …

climate-smart agriculture

Details of Climate-Smart Agriculture Investments from IRA

Dan Agri-Business, Climate Change, Environment, Funding, This Land of Ours, USDA-NRCS

Investing in climate-smart agriculture. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced funding for agricultural producers and forest landowners to participate in voluntary conservation programs …

Inflation Reduction Act Adds Nearly $20 Billion to Support Conservation Programs

Brian German Conservation, Funding, USDA-NRCS

An additional $19.5 billion will be made available to producers and landowners through the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will use the funding to further …

Multi-Agency Agreement to Enhance Conservation Efforts with Bolstered Support

Brian German Conservation, Industry

A multi-agency agreement seeks to better support the conservation efforts of California’s agriculture stewards. The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD), University …


Deadline Nearing to Apply for $63 Million in Conservation Funding Assistance

Brian German Agri-Business, Conservation, USDA-NRCS

Agricultural producers still have an opportunity to apply for conservation funding assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Opportunities made possible through the farm bill include the Environmental Quality …


Farmers, Ag Organizations Against EPA Proposal

Dan Agri-Business, Environment, Field & Row Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Industry, Regulation, Specialty Crops, Sugar, Tomatoes, Vegetables

More than 16,000 farmers and agricultural organizations recently united against EPA’s proposed revision to its 2020 atrazine registration review decision. The farmers and agricultural organizations representing corn, citrus, grain sorghum, …