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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 …

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NRCS Alabama Announces Sign-Up for WRE Funds

Dan Alabama, Environment, USDA-NRCS

NRCS Alabama Announces Sign-Up for WRE Funds USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist Ben Malone announced that eligible producers interested in the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program’s Wetlands Reserve Easements component should apply for program funds by May 31, 2018 at their local NRCS service center in Baldwin and Mobile Counties. Wetland reserve easements allow landowners to enhance and …

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NRCS Earth Team Volunteer Services Valued Over $7.8 Million

Dan Florida, Soil, USDA-NRCS, Water

This week, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service hails Earth Team Volunteer efforts throughout the nation during National Volunteer Week. Our theme, “Volunteers Improve Today for Tomorrow,” uses April 15-21, 2018, to show gratitude to Earth Team volunteers for their superb service to conservation. The Earth Team is the agency’s volunteer workforce. This past fiscal year, more than 34,309 people donated …