USDA to Hold Meetings Regarding Discrimination

Randall Weiseman Florida, USDA-NRCS

Native Americans who experienced discrimination from the USDA while trying to get a farm loan are encouraged to attend meetings at the Comfort Inn & Suites in Lakeland, Florida on September 12-15, 2011. Download Audio

FL NRCS Encourages Farmers to Start Thinking of 2012

Randall Weiseman Florida, General, USDA-NRCS

The Natural Resources Conservation Service in Florida wants producers to start thinking about their conservation needs in 2012, as Assistant State Conservationist, Jeff Woods, says the first batching date for their 2012 conservation programs is coming up October 31, 2011. Download Audio

AL NRCS Celebrates New Conservation Hall of Fame Inductee

Randall Weiseman Alabama, USDA-NRCS

Charles Holmes of Marion, AL was recently honored as a 2011 NACD Southeast Region Hall of Fame Inductee. Holmes says he is proud of the work he has been able to accomplish, but it would not of been possible without the partnership efforts from folks such as the AL NRCS. Download Audio

Education an Important Component of Conservation

Randall Weiseman Alabama, USDA-NRCS

The National Association of Conservation Districts works alongside the Natural Resources Conservation Service to get conservation on the ground, but Alabama Association of Conservation Districts President Dr. Carol Knight, says their efforts go far beyond just implementing conservation programs. Download Audio