Scaling USDA Grower-facing Sustainability Initiatives
November 16 from 1 pm CT / 2 pm ET
The USDA recently announced the investment of $2.8 billion in 70 selected projects through Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities. It’s a big step forward in funding and tracking greenhouse gas emissions throughout agriculture supply chains. However, many award winners may be asking, “How is my company going to track the sustainability goals we’ve committed to?” Join our webinar to understand the USDA program and how to report on USDA-funded sustainability commitments.
- Unlocking the USDA Climate-Smart Commodities Grant program: Why the initiative is important and what are its goals
- Why companies joined in the pledge to reduce their carbon footprints
- Steps companies need to take to report on their sustainability commitments
- Adam Tarr, Director at Invariant
About Adam Tarr
With 15 years of federal experience, Adam Tarr advises clients across a range of food, agriculture, and environmental policy issues. He counsels businesses and organizations on the development and implementation of major legislative and regulatory agriculture and climate policies such as the Farm Bill and conservation incentives.
Adam joined Invariant from the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry where he served as a senior professional staff member, focusing on climate and conservation. He helped craft the Climate Smart Ag provisions of the Build Back Better legislation and directed oversight of the Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) implementation of the Farm Bill conservation title.
Before his role with the committee, Adam worked at USDA during the Obama Administration, serving numerous roles including chief of staff in the Office for Food Safety and as a senior advisor to Secretary Tom Vilsack for climate change. He also handled agriculture, environment, energy, and appropriations issues for Sen. Bob Casey and former Sen. Arlen Specter.
He is a graduate of Penn State University.