Urban Agriculture Conservation Grants Awarded

Dan Environment, USDA-NRCS

The National Association of Conservation Districts, in partnership with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, has awarded $1 million in grants to 19 conservation districts in 14 states to boost technical assistance capacity for urban agriculture and conservation projects. “Our work as conservationists has evolved since the Dust Bowl when many of our nation’s 3,000 conservation districts were first established,” NACD …

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New Date for Florida State Technical Advisory Committee Meeting

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS

We told recently that USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida was inviting producers and landowners to its State Technical Advisory Committee meeting, on August 17. But NRCS announced this week the date of that meeting has been changed. The meeting instead has been moved up a couple of days and now will take place August 15.

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Natural Resource Meeting Explains Farm Bill Programs, Seeks Recommendations

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS

Meeting Date Changed to Aug. 15 In an effort to assist agricultural producers in meeting their land management goals while protecting our natural resources,  the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will conduct a State Technical Advisory Committee meeting Aug. 15, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Doyle Conner Agriculture Building Auditorium.  Located at …

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NRCS Florida to Host Meeting Explaining Farm Bill Programs

Dan Farm Bill, Florida, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida invites producers and landowners from across the state to attend their State Technical Advisory Committee meeting. It will be held August 17, starting at 10 a.m. at the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Doyle Conner Agriculture Building Auditorium in Gainesville.

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NRCS Alabama Announces Drought Funding

Dan Alabama, Drought, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Alabama has announced the agency is providing funding to assist landowners impacted by last year’s extreme drought. Eligible landowners have until July 28, 2017, to apply.   from USDA/NRCS Alabama Eligible Landowners with Grazing Lands Encouraged to Apply USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist for Alabama, Ben Malone, announced that the agency is …

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Natural Resource Meeting Explains Farm Bill Programs, Seeks Recommendations

Abbey Taylor Farm Bill, USDA-NRCS

Gainesville, Fla. – In an effort to assist agricultural producers in meeting their land management goals while protecting our natural resources, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will conduct a State Technical Advisory Committee meeting Aug. 17, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Doyle Conner Agriculture Building Auditorium.  Located at 1911 SW 34th …