Conservation Innovation Grant Projects

Dan Environment, Soil, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently announced they will invest more than $10.6 million for 22 new projects that will drive public and private sector innovation in conserving natural resources in 27 states. The competitive Conservation Innovation Grants program helps spur development and adoption of new conservation approaches and technologies. Conservation Innovation Grant Projects

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EQIP Providing Assistance to Many Farming Operations

Dan Environment, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has various programs that can benefit producers and landowners in many ways. One is the Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP), which provides financial and technical assistance to producers in addressing natural resource concerns and delivering environmental benefits like improved water and air quality. NRCS Acting Chief Leonard Jordan has more. …

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Restoring and Protecting Longleaf Pine Forests

Dan Forestry, USDA-NRCS

In June of 2017, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) released a two-year implementation strategy to help private landowners restore and protect 400,000 acres of longleaf pine forests. Through the strategy, NRCS furthers its ongoing effort to use existing Farm Bill programs and other resources to increase the abundance and improve the health of longleaf pine forests in nine Southeast states, including Alabama, Florida …

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USDA Invests in New Florida Project Spurring Innovation

Dan Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced it will invest more than $10.6 million for 22 new projects to help drive public- and private-sector innovation in conserving natural resources in 27 states, including Florida. The competitive Conservation Innovation Grants program helps spur development and adoption of new conservation approaches and technologies. USDA Invests in New Florida Project Spurring Innovation

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USDA Invests in Projects to Spur Innovation in Grazing Lands, Organic Systems and Soil Health

Dan Cattle, Livestock, Organic, Soil, USDA-NRCS

USDA will invest more than $10.6 million for 22 new projects that will drive public and private sector innovation in conserving natural resources in 27 states. The competitive Conservation Innovation Grants program helps spur development and adoption of new conservation approaches and technologies. “Through our Conservation Innovation Grants, we are able to bring together a wide array of groups to drive innovation …

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Florida Family Grows a Tradition

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS

From the kitchen table to the boardroom table, USDA brings people together across the nation for healthier food, natural resources, economic growth, jobs, and innovation. Every week, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) gives folks a chance to meet various farmers, producers, and landowners through their Fridays On The Farm stories. The latest version hi-lights a Florida farm family in north central part of …

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EWP Helps Florida Landowners after Storms

Dan Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida wants landowners to remember that if your area does suffer damage from a natural disaster, the Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP) can help relieve imminent hazards to life and property caused by floods, fires, wind­storms and hurricanes. EWP Helps Florida Landowners after Storms