A Technical Service Provider is a professional who helps agricultural producers access opportunities available through the NRCS. As the USDA puts it in their article, “A TSP helps plan, design and implement conservation practices or develop conservation activity plans that can help improve their agricultural operations”. Our General manager, Bruce Everly, is a certified TSP in … Continue reading Technical Service Provider (TSP)
Make a Difference: Volunteer on an NRCS Committee The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) wants to incentivize farms towards improving their energy efficiency. Due to the success of a recent energy efficiency program in several states, NRCS offices in other states will adopt the new program for energy efficiency improvements, which will benefit grain producers … Continue reading Improvements in EQIP Program will benefit Grain Producers
Think "Cover Crops." Cover Crops are planted primarily for the benefit of the soil rather than the crop yield. Cover crops help manage soil erosion; increase soil fertility; reduce weeds, pests, diseases; and add biodiversity for wildlife. Cover crops also add organic matter to the soil and improve soil moisture use efficiency. Furthermore, they minimize soil … Continue reading Want to get paid to improve the quality of your soil?
Energy Improvement Matters wants to wish all of you a very happy Thanksgiving Day. As we prepare for our family members, thawing the turkey and mashing potatoes, we will remember to give thanks. We give thanks to those who have grown our produce and kept our turkeys in a healthy state. We thank all … Continue reading Thanksgiving Day
Applying for a REAP grant can seem overwhelming sometimes, but it doesn’t have to be. Energy Improvement Matters (EIM) lends a helping hand to make the process run smoothly and stress free. For us to accomplish this, there are a few things that we will need from you. Following is needed: Dealer’s name and contact … Continue reading Things You Should Know When Applying for a REAP Grant