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ND chosen for 'climate smart' farming pilot project

Posted on AllSides January 23rd, 2024
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North Dakota is one of four states chosen for a federally funded pilot program to spur more interest in farmers to reduce their carbon footprint. Through a USDA grant, the Alliance to Advance Climate-Smart Agriculture will offer farmers and ranchers in the selected states $100 an acre or animal unit to implement conservation practices, such as cover crops and no-till farming. The federal government has longstanding cost-sharing programs for these efforts, but it's not easy for all producers to get approved. Matt Perdue, government relations director with the North Dakota...

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