Cover photo for Connected Ag Climate-Smart Commodities Pilot Project

Connected Ag Climate-Smart Commodities Pilot Project

Farm Journal,
U.S. Department of Agriculture

This project will expand climate-smart markets for many agricultural commodities and provide direct payments, technical assistance, and data management strategies to producers of row crops, beef, dairy, pork, and other commodities to adopt climate-smart practices and strategies.


Eligible growers include:

  • Cattle Ranchers/Livestock Producers

  • Specialty Crop Growers

  • Row Crop Farmers

  • Small and Urban Farmers

Anyone in these categories who are also one of the following:

  • Climate-smart early adopters who want to expand regenerative practices

  • Producers looking for natural resource solutions for soil health, water availability, forage enhancement, and other concerns you’re regularly managing on your farm 

  • Historically Underserved producers: Enhanced incentives are available for women, Latinx, Black, American-Indian, Asian-American, Pacific Islander, veterans, small-farm operators, beginning farmers and specialty crop producers

  • Producers in 31 states in any production system of all sizes, including row crops, specialty crops, livestock, and small and urban farms

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Updated December 21, 2023

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