The Alliance is open to agricultural producers within the participating counties listed below.
Producers may apply with up to two FSA numbers per designated operator. Payments will go to the FSA-designated operator, or be divided between the primary operator and up to (1) co-applicant per FSA number.
Eligible producers will:
✔ Enroll a minimum of (2) acres at an operation located within one of the approved participating districts (there is no minimum enrollment for animal units);
✔ Have a verified Farm Service Agency (FSA) number (or be willing to obtain one prior to enrolling in the program);
✔ Confirm that the land enrolled and the practice(s) requested will not also be enrolled in a USDA conservation program or other program associated with the USDA’s Partnerships for Climate Smart Commodities sponsored grant program;
✔ Confirm that the land enrolled and the practice(s) requested will not be dually enrolled in a cost-share program;
✔ Confirm that the producer will have control of the land for the term of the producer agreement, and
✔ Quantify and self-report total greenhouse gas benefits through the use of COMET-Planner