Courtesy USDA/NRCS

The U.S. Division of Agriculture (USDA) recently introduced $10 million has been earmarked to assist local climate-smart agriculture and forestry by way of voluntary conservation practices in 10 states, collectively with Florida and Georgia. Pure Assets Conservation Service (NRCS) Deputy Chief of Packages, Jimmy Bramblett, says this pilot program is Associated to a NRCS program many producers might already be Familiar with, EQIP.

Climate-Smart Agriculture and Forestry Practices Program is An factor of EQIP

Through the Environmental Extreme quality Incentives Program (EQIP), ag producers can plan and implement voluntary conservation practices that sequester carbon, scale again greenhouse gasoline emissions and mitigate the impacts of local climate change on working lands.

Go to the NRCS EQIP webpage for An inventory of The exact local climate-smart conservation practices. Or, producers and landowners in Florida and Georgia are inspired to contact their native USDA Service Center.