USDA’s climate grants for farms and forests run into Republican buzzsaw

Money intended to encourage Kentucky farmers, foresters to try new practices to bring ‘climate-smart’ products to consumers

By: - August 10, 2023 5:15 am
A photo of cows grazing on grass in a pasture under a blue sky.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is funding projects to create new markets and revenue streams for “climate-smart” practices in farming, including beef production. In this photo, cattle graze in a field outside of North English, Iowa, on Sept. 13, 2017. (USDA photo by Preston Keres)

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Allison Winter
Allison Winter

Allison Winter is a Washington D.C. correspondent for States Newsroom, a network of state-based nonprofit news outlets that includes the Kentucky Lantern.