Lender perceptions and actions on conservation agriculture

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2021: $89,185.00
Projected End Date: 01/31/2024
Grant Recipient: Univ of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension
Region: North Central
State: Wisconsin
Project Coordinator:
Jenny Seifert
University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension
The purpose of this report is to understand agricultural lenders’ conservation knowledge and challenges to inform how lending institution executives, conservation professionals, and others can help them support farmers in conservation decisions.The survey was conducted by EDF, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension, University of Minnesota Water Resources Center and Compeer Financial, involving 179 loan officers in the upper Midwest states of Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Decision-making Tool
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This product is associated with the project "Closing the Financial Information Gap in Conservation Agriculture"
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.