The Natural Resources Conservation Service Working Lands for Wildlife Initiative has only been in existence for a short time, but Assistant State Conservationist Steve Musser says it’s been very successful. Download Audio
Just a quick reminder that March 15, 2013, is the batching date for several Florida NRCS initiatives. Download Audio
The Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama wants landowners to mark the Managing Woodlands and Wildlife in Challenging Times field day on their calendar. NRCS state forester Tim Albritton says the event will be held in Conecuh County on April 18, 2013. Download Audio
The Natural Resources Conservation Service in Florida wants to remind Hispanic and Women farmers and ranchers about the upcoming deadline to file a claim. Lillian Salerno, Acting Administrator for USDA’s Rural Business Services Agency says that any Hispanic and women farmers and ranchers who allege discrimination by the USDA in past decades have until March 25 to file. Download Audio …
Despite the obvious challenges sequestration will present to the Natural Resources Conservation Service, Acting NRCS Chief Jason Weller says those farmers who already have existing contracts will not be affected. Download Audio For the complete interview with Acting NRCS Chief Jason Weller click here.
District Conservationist Chuck O’Rourke from the Kissimmee, Florida office of USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) got the draw to represent NRCS at this week’s huge Commodity Classic Convention Trade Show held in his local area. We ask Chuck what his primary message is for these visiting corn, soybean, wheat and sorghum growers, and about present sign-ups and other initiatives …
Catching up with Acting Chief of USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Jason Weller this week at the Commodity Classic in Kissimmee, we discussed his initiatives in the job and the potential impacts of sequestration as the budget battle in Washington continues to brew. Weller was recently appointed as Acting Chief after the retirement of Dave White. Download Audio
Attendees at this week’s Commodity Classic in Kissimmee will have a chance to learn more about the Natural Resources Conservation Service new approach to soils by visiting the Florida NRCS booth. Download Audio
The Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama is excited about a new approach to wildlife habitat restoration, as Assistant State Conservationist Steve Musser explains the goals of the Working Lands for Wildlife Initiative. Download Audio
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