Organic U: Accessing Federal Working Lands Programs*
December 2, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm MSTFree
Jeff Schahzcenski, Agricultural & Natural Resource Economist, NCAT
This presentation will update and teach organic farmers and ranchers how to optimize access to millions of dollars available for conservation efforts that support organic production systems. This presentation will specifically feature the Conservation Stewardship Program and the Environmental Quality Incentive Program. These working lands programs have been used by hundreds of organic producers nationwide to support the many beneficial practices that are used by organic producers. This presentation by Jeff Schahczenski, Agricultural and Natural Resource Economist, NCAT, will help organic producers gain support for their current and potential conservation efforts which are part of being a certified organic producer.
*Suitable for anyone interested in learning more about federal working land programs.
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