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ATTRA Webinar Series: Conservation Assessment Ranking Tool (CART), Part 2: The Process

ATTRA Webinar Series: Conservation Assessment Ranking Tool (CART), Part 2: The Process
When:
09/24/2020 @ 2:00 pm
2020-09-24T14:00:00-05:00
2020-09-24T14:15:00-05:00
Where:
online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Jeff Schahczenski
406-494-8636

Farmers and ranchers nationwide will have access to billions of dollars in federal assistance through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to maintain and begin critical conservation efforts on their farms and ranches that benefit us all. How is access to these resources determined?

In 2020 a new tool called the Conservation Assessment Ranking Tool (CART) was introduced by NRCS. It uses a conservation program neutral method to assess the existing condition and planned conservation activities on a client’s operation and provides an efficient ranking tool to rank single applications into multiple applicable ranking pools for funding consideration. A three-part webinar series on CART will take place during September and October to provide interested farmers and ranchers with an overview of the tool, as well as a deeper look into how it works.

This webinar, Part 2 of the three-part series, will walk through an example of a farmer or rancher who is interested in applying for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) with NRCS. It will start with completing a CART assessment on the client’s operation and then explain how that application is considered for funding.

For more information or to register, visit the registration page, or contact Jeff Schahczenski by email or phone (406-494-8636).

All three webinars will be recorded and posted online at a later date.

Part 1
Part 3

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