USDA Climate-Smart Commodities Funding Signup Ends Friday in Georgia

Dan Environment, Georgia, USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia wants to remind partners the deadline to apply for the second round of funding through the new Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities is Friday, June 10. “Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity. These pilot projects will create and expand market opportunities for U.S. agricultural and forestry products that use climate-smart practices,” said NRCS State Conservationist …


Vilsack Discusses Possible Creation of a Carbon Bank

Dan Environment

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) is a Government-owned and operated entity that was created to stabilize, support, and protect farm income and prices. CCC also helps maintain balanced and adequate supplies of agricultural commodities and aids in their orderly distribution. During an interview with farm broadcasters last week, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack was asked if the CCC …