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Southeast Landowners Continue to Restore Longleaf Forests

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service continues to work with agricultural producers and conservation partners to restore longleaf forests through the Longleaf Pine Initiative (LLPI), a program that was launched back in 2010. NRCS Associate Chief for Conservation, Leonard Jordan, says NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to producers, helping them implement a variety of conservation practices.

Florida RCPP Proposal Deadline Reminder

Conservation partners in Florida like private industry, non-government organizations, Indian tribes, state and local governments, water districts, and universities are being reminded you have just a few weeks left to submit pre-proposals for fiscal year 2018 funding through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program. Pre-proposals for RCPP are due April 21.

RCPP Project in Alabama Increasing Soil Quality

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama is still accepting proposals for Fiscal Year 2018 Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) funding, but only for just about six more weeks, as pre-proposals are due April 21. NRCS Assistant State Conservationist for Programs in Alabama, Steve Musser, has an example of a recent RCPP project through the Alabama Soil and Water Conservation …

Georgia NRCS Invites Producers to Learn about Programs

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia wants to remind producers that while batching signup periods for certain programs come and go, all of the programs they offer have continuous signups. Here’s NRCS State Conservationist, Terrance Rudolph. Play Audio

Florida RCPP Workshop is Next Week

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Florida will be holding a Regional Conservation Partnership Program Workshop on March 15th in Kissimmee. The event is designed to provide those attending with information on how to apply for financial assistance for landscape-scale conservation through RCPP. Play Audio

Alabama NRCS Reminds Producers about Conservation Client Gateway

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama encourages farmers and landowners in the state who have yet to try their new secure online portal, called Conservation Client Gateway, to do so. Alabama State Conservationist Ben Malone says this is a way to take care of business through NRCS without having to stop by your local office. Play Audio

Seminole Pride Markets Success

History, Tradition Drive New Business Model By: Renee Bodine For a member of the Seminole Tribe, being a rancher isn’t what you do, it’s who you are. Every Seminole owns cattle, and the herd is praised in traditional ceremonies and songs. Until recently, most children grew up riding horses as soon as they could walk and participated in 4-H. Calf …