The Commodity Buffer Program is funded through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) with Palouse Conservation District. Check out their Flyer for more information and FAQs
Commodity Buffer Program
A Commodity Buffer is a strip of perennial vegetation established at the edge of any waterway; stream, river, creek, ditch, spring, wet area, drainage, or shoreline.
They are used to:
Unlike any other buffer program in the nation, a commodity buffer compensates a producer for the true value of the ground.
Interested in implementing or enrolling a commodity buffer in our district?
Contact: Kailee McKinney
(509) 648-3680 ext. 109
The table below shows examples of payments made in 2019 based on yield, farming practices, and USDA RMA projected crop prices.
Palouse-Rock Lake Conservation District