Here are some of the final numbers from the Minnesota organic
transition incentive program described in our
interview with Bill Hunt, head of the Minnesota Natural
Resource Conservation Service. The incentive program was very
successful, and could serve as a model for other state NRCS
There were apllications for incentive payments for 52,180
acres. Of those, 35,300 acres were approved. A total of $1.769
million dollars were disbursed.
There were applications for 5,300 acres; 1,779 acres were
approved, with a total payout of $44,400.