AGRICULTURE

CT RC&D has been a leader in agriculture programs for decades, providing valuable technical assistance to our community. Having a close working relationship with agriculture producers and our partner organizations is key to the implementation of a variety of programs and projects across Connecticut.

Connecticut has
farms of all types.
Agriculture accounts for nearly
jobs in our state.
Agriculture brings in close to
$
BILLION in sales each year.

AGvocate Program

CT Farm Energy Program

CIG No-Till
Cover Crop Project

Soil Health Initiative

Compost Heat Recovery Pilot

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CTRC&D supports grassroots community and rural business development, including agriculture-based business in both rural and urban Connecticut. CTRC&D programs are designed to support residents, land trusts, small business entrepreneurs, grassroots non-profits, and municipalities who are seeking to find ways to balance natural resource protection, enhancement of community character, and economic growth. We have a network of partners who can find the solution for your town or resource based business.

CTRC&D Council members and professional staff are specialists in the issues facing rural communities, agriculture, and critical resource areas in Connecticut.   CTRC&D encourages communities to match their unique strengths and character with conservation and economic management that celebrates economic value of natural resources, farms and working lands.

CTRC&D can assist with developing land use policies and resource inventories to help identify and each town’s role in making Connecticut a vibrant and exciting place to work and live.

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