Published On 10/20/2023
Act now to tell Senators Baldwin and Johnson, and Representative Gallagher that our farmers need to have climate-smart agriculture conservation programs and technical assistance for those conservation programs fully funded by the 2023 Farm Bill. Farmers rely on these Farm Bill conservation programs to help them make their farms more resilient and productive. But these programs can only help farmers if they are funded.
Over the past few years, Congress has cut funding for conservation programs; the one-time funding in the IRA helped to fill the gap. The IRA funds are meant to supplement conservation funding in the Farm Bill, not replace them. Click on headline for more details.