Climate Smart Ag & Forestry

01 Oct 2021, Posted by admin in News, Science and Environmental Issues

This week, U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a major initiative advancing voluntary climate-smart farming and forestry practices. The USDA is inviting proposals from private sector stakeholders “interested in voluntarily collaborating to test wide-ranging ideas that sequester carbon and reduce GHG emissions on farms and working lands.” Vilsack credited the Farm Bureau-led Food and Ag Climate Alliance (FACA) recommendations when his agency formed the program.

Click here for a summary of the FACA recommendations.

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