Indiana Smart Ag gets off the ground
In a new report, the Indiana Smart Agriculture Work Group outlines pragmatic steps that can be taken to sustainably intensify production, improve reliance and concurrently deliver mitigation services and calls for the development of a farmer-led adaptation/mitigation strategy for presentation to their peers, policymakers, researchers and value-chain partners.
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Farmer-led Indiana Smart Agriculture calls for climate change strategy in new report, invites partners to join conversation
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Work to construct and forge consensus on the 2023 Farm Bill is well underway, with field hearings being scheduled to solicit stakeholder input on priority components and outcomes. How it will come together and what it will contain is still unknown, and there are many fault lines that could disrupt...