NRCS Extends CSP Signup Until Jan. 21, 2011

Randall Alabama, USDA-NRCS

AUBURN, Ala. Jan. 5, 2011 – Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist Dr. William Puckett today announced the ranking period cut-off date for producer applications in NRCS’ Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) has been extended through January 21, 2011.

NRCS Reminds Producers About Upcoming Sign Up Deadlines

Randall Alabama, Field Crops, Florida, Forestry, Livestock, USDA-NRCS

The following two reports are a quick reminder for producers that January 7, 2011 is the sign up deadline for 2011 funding for two popular Natural Resources Conservation Service programs, the Conservation Stewardship Program and the Longleaf Pine Initiative. Those interested should visit their local NRCS field office. AL-John Curtis: Download Audio FL-Carlos Suarez: Download Audio

NRCS Inviting Producers to Participate in Longleaf Pine Initiative

Randall Alabama, Florida, Forestry, USDA-NRCS

In an effort to help sustain, enhance and restore longleaf pine forests in the southeast, both Alabama and Florida producers are invited to participate in the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Longleaf Pine Initiative. Interested producers are encouraged to visit their nearest NRCS field office by the application deadline of January 7, 2010. FL – Michael Bush: Download Audio AL – …

NRCS Conservation Grants Available

Randall Alabama, Florida, USDA-NRCS

Gainesville, FL., December 15, 2010—USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Dave White this week announced the availability of conservation grants to support large-scale demonstration projects that will accelerate the adoption of new and innovative approaches to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and promote carbon sequestration on America’s private lands.