Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that USDA will be delivering its first actions implementing the $28 billion provided in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
WASHINGTON– The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced the application period for 2009 Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) funding has been extended to March 20th. The previous deadline to submit applications was March 2nd.
Jimmy Wohl with Rafter T Ranch in Highlands County, Florida is one involved in a project to address water quality concerns on grazing lands in the northern Everglades called FRESP, the Florida Ranchlands Environmental Services Project, a nationally-funded NRCS Conservation Innovation Grant. Hear more about this project:
The 2008 Farm Bill brought some new additions to the Natural Resource and Conservation Service’s EQIP program as John Curtis, Resource Conservationist explains why.
The 2008 Farm Bill created some new categories in the Environmental Quality Incentive Program in order to broaden the outreach to possible customers that NRCS may not have been working before. John Curtis, Research Conservationist explains one of those new programs.
The Florida Natural Resource and Conservation Service wants to remind all landowners that the next batching period for funding for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program and the Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program is coming up on March 13.
Florida Farm Bureau is urging producers to attend meetings scheduled around the state in March put together by the Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Florida Farm Bureau urges producers to participate in meetings on Farm Bill conservation program (Gainesville, Fla. – FFBF) – The Florida Farm Bureau Federation (FFBF) is urging agricultural producers to attend meetings scheduled around the state in March by the Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA (NRCS). Rulemaking is in process for the Food Conservation and Energy Act of 2008, commonly …
Carbon Credits is something we are all hearing more about but many still may have questions so the Alabama Natural Resource and Conservation Service is co-sponsoring a free seminar on March 3. Gwen Lewis, District Conservationist for Macon and Bulluch counties, explains how you can find out more information.
Alabama NRCS will hold their annual Small Farmers Area Work Conference on Saturday, Feburary 28 at the Lower Coastal Experimental Station in Camden, AL starting at 10:00 am. Gregory Dansby, NRCS District Conservationist for both Wilcox & Marengo Counties, says the one day workshop will focus on assisting small producers in diversifying their operations with a full agenda of updates …