AgroClimate is an interactive website with climate, agriculture, and forestry information that allows users to assess resource management options with respect to their probable outcomes under forecast climate conditions. AgroClimate uses crop simulation models along with historic and forecast climate data to allow decision makers to compare changes in probable outcomes under different climate conditions. This is a project of the Southeast Climate Consortium.
Natural Resource Conservation Service(NRCS) NRCS has field staff that will come to your farm and property at no cost to make suggestions and answer questions about soil and water conservation. The NRCS offer cost share programs to cover 75% to 90% of the costs to implement practices such as cover cropping and nutrient management. Learn more about their programs here, and go to a service center near you to meet with an agent and ask how they can help you on your farm.
Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission (GSWCC) provides soil and water resource information; education; technical, financial, and planning assistance; and program oversight to locally led soil and water conservation districts, landowners/users, and local, state, and federal governments to maintain, conserve, and wisely use the soil and water resources for all Georgians.
Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Councils, better known as RC&D, is a unique program that helps people initiate, sponsor, plan and implement projects that will make their communities better places in which to live. The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) administers the program for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. NRCS provides a coordinator, and gives other support to each RC&D area. The local councils make each RC&D area unique by defining goals and objectives to meet local needs.