Drought Assistance Available to Alabama Producers

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Cattle, Forestry, Livestock, USDA-NRCS, Weather

Auburn, Ala., August 3, 2012 – The drought of 2012 has caused serious degradation to many natural resource concerns in Alabama including wildlife cover, livestock forage, wildlife and livestock water and soil quality. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist Dr. William Puckett said “NRCS is committed to helping sustain the success of Alabama’s farmers through these difficult times.”

SE Regional NACD Meeting Presented Sharing Opportunity for AL NRCS

Randall Weiseman Alabama, USDA-NRCS

The annual meeting of the Southeast Region of the National Association of Conservation Districts was held earlier this week and Dr. Bill Puckett, State Conservationist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service in AL, says it allowed agriculture and conservation leaders from ten states to gather together to share ideas. Download Audio

Florida Cattle Rancher Honored for Environmental Stewardship

Randall Weiseman Cattle, Florida, Livestock, USDA-NRCS

E.L. Strickland with Circle Square Ranch in Ocala, Florida was the NCBA Region II honoree at last week’s National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s Environmental Stewardship Award Program, something he’s extremely proud of. Download Audio The award program is sponsored by Dow AgroSciences, Natural Resources Conservation Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Partnerships the Focus at the SE Regional NACD Meeting

Randall Weiseman Florida, USDA-NRCS

The Association of Florida Conservation Districts is hosting the annual meeting of the Southeast Region of the National Association of Conservation Districts this week. And FL NRCS State Conservationist Carlos Suarez, and Andy Jackson, President of the Association of Florida Conservation Districts, both said that the meeting is concentrated on the role of partnerships to enhance the delivery of conservation …

Register Today for Next Alabama Grazing Clinic

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Cattle, Livestock, USDA-NRCS

Another of the 2012 Alabama Grazing Management Clinics will take place August 8th as Eddie Jolley with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama said it will be held at the Pike Road Volunteer Fire Department in Pike Road, Alabama but you need to register by this Wednesday. Download Audio To register by this Wednesday, August 1st go to the …

Register Now for Alabama Grazing Clinics

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Cattle, Livestock, USDA-NRCS

Eddie Jolley with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama reminds producers registration for a couple of the 2012 Alabama Grazing Management Clinics is this Friday. Download Audio To register by this Friday, July 20th go to the Alabama NRCS website.