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USDA to invest $138M in climate-smart easements

The USDA has announced a $138 million investment in climate-smart conservation easements. Carrie Lindig, NRCS Easement Program Division Director, says the funds will help jumpstart conservation projects on land that has the most potential to reduce or capture carbon, methane, or nitrous oxide emissions. “One... Read More.

MDARD ’25 budget would invest in people, supply chains

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director says the governor’s 2025 budget proposal adds capacity to expand the ag economy. Tim Boring tells Brownfield the department is evaluating ways to offer conservation technicians competitive salaries and reduce employee turnover. “Working with growers on... Read More.