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Cultivating Conservation in Indigenous Agriculture Summit

April 17 - April 18

April 17-18

The Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF) is hosting its inaugural conservation programming, “The Cultivating Conservation in Indigenous Agriculture Summit.” This virtual event gathers leaders in Native agriculture, Tribal producers, federal employees from agencies across the U.S. government, Tribal leaders, non-profits, Community Development Financial Institutions, educational institutions, and funding and industry partners in agriculture.

The summit focuses on how conservation practices on Native lands are impacted by capital, policy, traditional ecological knowledge, federal programming, and sharing the unique opportunities and challenges associated with agricultural production in Indian country.

View the agenda by clicking here.

Day 1

  • Implementing NRCS Conservation Practices on Trust Lands
  • Indigenous Traditional Ecological Knowledge (ITEK) in USDA Conservation Practices
  • Implementing NRCS Alternative Funding Arrangements (AFAs)
  • Telling Their Story: Communicating the Impact of Conservation in Agriculture
  • Climate Smart Agriculture: Growing and Marketing Local Foods
  • Research, Policy and Conservation: Perspectives from the Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative

Day 2

  • Acquiring and Utilizing Capital to Fund Conservation on Native Land
  • Using Data to Inform Decision-Making for Producers and Decision-Makers
  • Regenerating Our Lands: Perspectives from the Intertribal Agriculture Council
  • Beyond the Classroom: How Extension Partnerships Yield On-the-ground Conservation Results
  • Youth and Beginning Farmers and Ranchers: Conservation for the Next Generation


April 17
April 18
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