Minnesota: New Cost-Share Program to Help Upgrade Irrigation Systems May 31, 2022

🕔May 31, 2022
The first sign-up for cost-share for irrigation system upgrades and associated practices is now available to producers in 19 Minnesota counties. This cost-share is available through a Regional Conservation Partnership […]

USDA to Allow Producers to Request Voluntary Termination of CRP Contract May 26, 2022

🕔May 26, 2022
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will allow Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) participants who are in the final year of their CRP contract to request voluntary termination of their CRP contract […]

Conservation: Strong Landlord-Tenant Relationships Key to Implementation – DTN Apr 6, 2022

🕔Apr 6, 2022
Lee Tesdell values soil health and water quality more than getting top dollar when renting out his family’s central Iowa farm. The retired educator likes to make a buck, but […]

Senators Urge CRP Flexibilities; Russian Wheat Exports Continue Apr 5, 2022

🕔Apr 5, 2022
Reuters writer Leah Douglas reported yesterday that, “Two senators are joining farm groups and other lawmakers in calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to allow farmers to plant conserved acres this spring in response to […]

Food Security: EU to Aid Farmers, Free Up Fallow Land; U.S. Farm Groups Request CRP Flexibility Mar 24, 2022

🕔Mar 24, 2022
Bloomberg News reported yesterday that, “The European Union is proposing a 1.5 billion-euro ($1.65 billion) funding package for farmers, plus freeing up fallow land for crops as it seeks to shore up food security after […]

Carbon Markets – What Do You Need to Know? – Podcast Mar 4, 2022

🕔Mar 4, 2022
In this episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast, we discuss carbon markets. What is soil carbon sequestration and how does it work? What are carbon markets and how do they […]

Tillage Technology Boosts Efficiencies – DTN Feb 25, 2022

🕔Feb 25, 2022
Prescription tillage continues to grow in popularity among farmers as companies validate its value and equipment options expand. Case IH and John Deere offer automated, prescriptive-tillage technology that’s designed to […]

Conservation Reserve Program’s Evolving Mission Feb 18, 2022

🕔Feb 18, 2022
This article examines the on-going reorientation of the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).  Its historic focus has been the removal of whole fields and farms from production, both to reduce crop […]

Ohio: Conservation Tillage & Technology Conference, Ada, March 8-9 Feb 15, 2022

🕔Feb 15, 2022
Don’t miss out on your opportunity to register for the Conservation Tillage & Technology Conference (CTTC) at early bird rates. The annual conference plans to be in- person March 8-9 […]

Do You Have Conservation Land? CRP Sign-Up Is Available. Feb 9, 2022

🕔Feb 9, 2022
Do you have some less productive land parcels that would qualify for CRP which would also be more profitable financially and environmentally than farming that land? The Conservation Reserve Program […]

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