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US Feds To Launch Special Category Of Mitigation Credits For Farmers
Cash-strapped farmers and ranchers say they can’t compete with industry for mitigation credits, and the US Department of Agriculture seems to agree. As part of its new Wetland Mitigation Banking Program, the USDA is distributing $9 million to state governments, NGOs, private firms and other parties interested in developing banks and banking systems specifically for agricultural producers.   Learn MoreĽ
Market Snapshot
Number of Banks 122 Banks
Species Credit Types 88 Types
Habitat Credit Types 51 Types
States with Banks 13 States
Land Area Protected 125,465.25 Acres
U.S. Species Banks