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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 …

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 …


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 …

Ag Groups Support Conservation Investments in Inflation Reduction Act

Brian German Agri-Business, Funding

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 contains significant investments in energy and climate programs. Expected to be voted on before the Congressional recess, the bill also includes provisions for health …