CSP Signup Information

Cindy Alabama, Florida, USDA-NRCS

A new signup for the Conservation Security Program begins on April 18 and USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Florida and Alabama are offering workshops about the program for landowners in the Choctawhatchee River watershed that includes parts of the panhandle and southern Alabama. The workshops will be held April 22 at 9:00 am at the Coffee County Farm Center …

AL NRCS Prepares for CSP Signup

Cindy Alabama, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama is gearing up for the conservation security program sign up which starts April 18, according to state director Gary Kobylski. NRCS will be conducting Conservation Security Program workshops for landowners in the Upper Choctawhatchee River Watershed, located in south Alabama, including Barbour, Henry, Dale, Coffee, Houston, and Geneva counties. The workshops will be …

NRCS Soils Training

Cindy Florida, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Florida and the Southwest Florida Water Management District partner up to do soils training to aid in designing surface water management systems. Report (1:00 mp3)

How Conservation Programs Will Fare Under Extension

Cindy USDA-NRCS

Agriculture department officials are still hopeful that a new farm bill can be finalized by the April 18 deadline, but they are looking ahead in the event of an extension of the current bill for another year. Natural Resources Conservation Service chief Arlen Lancaster says they are really not sure what will happen. Report (1:00 mp3)

Web Soil Survey Uses

Cindy Florida, USDA-NRCS

Finding out about soils in a particular area is just a click away with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service on-line Web Soil Survey (WSS), according to Southwest Florida NRCS resource soil scientist Richard Ford. Report (1:00 mp3)

New Tools For CSP Signup

Cindy USDA-NRCS

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief Arlen Lancaster explains new tools that are being used for the next signup of the Conservation Security Program that begins April 18. Report (1:00 mp3)

AL Weed Management for Pastures

Randall Weiseman Cattle, Livestock, USDA-NRCS

Across Alabama drought conditions have affected many things, including how weed management in pastures should be handled. Eddie Jolley with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama says now is the time to get going on controlling those weeds. Report (1:00 mp3)

Why CSP Signup is So Late

Cindy USDA-NRCS

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief Arlen Lancaster explains why the just announced signup for the Conservation Security Program is so late in coming. Report (1:00 mp3)