Palouse-Rock Lake Conservation District
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.