The Texas Climate-Smart Initiative is a five-year pilot project led by Texas A&M AgriLife Research and funded by USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service. This groundbreaking initiative aims to foster climate-smart agriculture for all major Texas agricultural commodities and create market opportunities across the commodities.
“Our main focus in this project is to simultaneously improveJulie Howe, Ph.D.
resilience to climate change and mitigation of climate
change through adoption of climate-smart practices.”
Texas Climate-Smart Initiative Project Director
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Who may participate in the program?
Programs are designed specifically for Texas farmers, ranchers and small forest owners.
What type of resources are available?
Texas Climate-Smart Initiative individuals will work with participants through the whole process, from helping them understand climate-smart practices to loaning necessary equipment.
Are there incentives for participating?
An incentive structure has been created, considering the cost of operations.
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The Texas Climate-Smart Dashboard will provide information on the regional centers as well as additional program information.
The Dashboard will be posted once available.
The Application will be posted once available.