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Florida Ranch Tour Highlights Conservation Programs

Dan Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

Conservation easement programs were discussed Thursday morning during a tour held at Blackbeard’s Ranch in Manatee County. The ranch is restoring and protecting critical wetlands through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). One of those participating in the tour was NRCS Acting Chief Leonard Jordan. He told Southeast AgNet that the project is a partnership effort. …

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Are Wetland Easements Right for You?

Dan USDA-NRCS

Here is a question for landowners across the Southeast….could a Wetland Easement be right for you? Those who would like to restore and protect wetlands on their property can get help from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) by enrolling in a conservation easement. Are Wetland Easements Right for You

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NRCS Celebrating Public Service Recognition Week

Dan USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is proud to take part in the annual Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW). Celebrated the first week of May since 1985, PSRW is organized annually by the Public Employees Roundtable (PER) and its member organizations to honor the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county and local government employees. Government …

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DUNS and SAM Requirements for Farmers Nixed

Dan USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) wants financial assistance program participants to know they will no longer need a Dun and Bradstreet Universal Number System (DUNS) number, or to register in the System for Award Management (SAM). This is effectively immediately, as the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, or 2018 Omnibus Bill signed back in March eliminated these requirements. DUNS …

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NRCS Florida Seeks Partners for Easement Restoration

Dan Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida is seeking assistance to complete restoration work of degraded wetlands, floodplains and forestlands. NRCS is requesting proposals from qualified individuals and organizations to implement restoration activities on eligible easement properties. NRCS Florida Seeks Partners for Easement Restoration

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2018 Omnibus Bill Nixes DUNS and SAM Requirements for Farmers

Dan Alabama, Florida, Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

Effective immediately, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) financial assistance program participants will no longer need a Dun and Bradstreet Universal Number System (DUNS) number, or to register in the System for Award Management (SAM). The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 (2018 Omnibus Bill) signed in March eliminated these requirements. According to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, DUNS and SAM …