At this field day, get hands-on practice with soil health tests, make connections over a free lunch, then get practical guidance on soil health funding options that can make your farm or ranch more productive and sustainable. Grant opportunities covered include the NM Healthy Soil Program administered by the NM Department of Agriculture, the Natural Resources Conservation Service Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), and several funds available to tribal producers through the First Nations Development Institute.

Host Ernest Diswood (Diné) will share his personal experience accessing funding and show examples of grant funded stewardship projects on Rough Stone Ranch.

• Bryceson Pinto, Consultant, and Jackie Francke, COO, First Nations Development Institute
• Patrick deSimio, Seeding Regenerative Agriculture
• Robb Hirsch, NM Healthy Soil Working Group

To bring/wear:
• Sun protection, walking shoes
• Water bottle
• Folding chair

This field day is a collaboration between the New Mexico State Land Office, First Nations Development Institute, Intertribal Agriculture Council, the Seeding Regenerative Agriculture Project and NM Healthy Soil.