Agricultural groups have a mostly positive response from the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. The Senate’s proposal includes $8.45 billion for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program or EQIP, $6.75 billion for the Regional Conservation Stewardship Partnership Program, $3.25 billion for the Conservation Stewardship Program and $1.4 billion for the Ag Conservation Easement Program. In a statement, the National Association of Conservation Districts says USDA conservation programs are oversubscribed and the funding would go a long way. The Renewable Fuels Association notes several points of good news for renewable fuels.
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