Audubon’s NATIVE project is training farmers to grow native, warm-season grasses as an environmentally friendly, climate change-resistant specialty crop that provides both income and on-farm wildlife habitat. Income is from the sale of seed to meet the growing demand for locally sourced grasses, including Big Bluestem, Little Bluestem, Indiangrass, and Switchgrass, plus pollinator-friendly forbs needed to restore the Grand Prairie of eastern Arkansas.
Audubon Arkansas's Flail-vac is up and running, sweeping up Little Bluestem seeds so that farm production plots can be made for Audubon's NATIVE Project.
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