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Deadline for Feral Swine Eradication Signup Nearing

Dan USDA-NRCS

Here is a quick reminder there are only a few days left until the deadline to sign up for the Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program. The program, implemented jointly by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Animal and Plant Health and Inspection Service (APHIS), will consist of three coordinated components: feral swine removal …

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Maximizing Conservation Plantings with Grazing Management

Dan Cattle, Livestock, USDA-NRCS

While conservation plantings protect various resource concerns, the success of these plantings is dependent on making the right management decisions. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Plant Materials Program wants landowners to know they provide technical assistance on forage management to assist with proper grazing recommendations while addressing other conservation concerns. The James E. “Bud” Smith Plant Materials Center, Knox City, Texas recently …

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Georgia NRCS Promoting New Soil App

Dan Environment, Georgia, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia wants to remind producers about the recent release of the iOS and Android SoilWeb app, version 2.0. While the app was first released back in 2010, it now has a cleaner and more modern interface with GPS-location-based links to access detailed digital soil survey data published by the NRCS. Dee Pederson, …

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NRCS Can Help with Flooding on Your Property

Dan USDA-NRCS

Many landowners across the nation have been struggling this year to recover after devastating weather events that caused flooding. But USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) wants to remind landowners if you do run into flooding issues on you property, they offer assistance through the Emergency Watershed Protection Programs (EWPP) Floodplain Easement Program (FWP). The Floodplain Easement Program is a voluntary program …

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Feral Swine Eradication Signup Continues

Dan USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) wants to remind landowners about the Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program (FSCP). Signup continues until Aug. 19 for the program developed to respond to the threat feral swine pose to agriculture, native ecosystems, and human and animal health. The first round of pilot projects in the program …

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Promoting EQIP and CSP in Alabama

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama wants to remind producers across the state all of the programs they offer have continuous signup. Alabama State Conservationist, Ben Malone, says that includes both the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP).

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NRCS Reminds Landowners about SoilWeb 2.0 App Update

Dan Soil, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) wants to make sure landowners are aware of the recent release of the iOS and Android SoilWeb app, version 2.0. NRCS, together with the University of California at Davis Soil Resource Laboratory, notes the new app has a cleaner and more modern interface with GPS-location-based links to access detailed digital soil survey data published …

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The Ocala to Osceola Wildlife Corridor

Dan Ag "Outdoors", Florida, USDA-NRCS

The Ocala to Osceola Wildlife Corridor, or “O2O,” connects habitat supporting the Florida black bear, the red-cockaded woodpecker, eastern indigo snake and gopher tortoise. Landowners are encouraged to learn how a local nonprofit has teamed with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Florida (NRCS) and other conservation groups to create a greenway that protects the Florida …

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Celebrating Smart Irrigation Month in Georgia

Dan Georgia, Irrigation, USDA-NRCS, Water

Throughout the month of July, Smart Irrigation Month is being celebrated in Georgia. The month serves as the showcase to promote the social, economic, and environmental benefits of and farmers’ commitment to the adoption of efficient irrigation technologies, and leading-edge products and services in agriculture, landscape, and turf irrigation. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Georgia encourages producers to learn …