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CSP Signup Period Continues

Dan USDA-NRCS

Landowners are being reminded the signup for Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) applications to be considered for 2019 funding runs until May 10. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is now enrolling eligible, high ranking applications based on dollars rather than acres. NRCS Deputy Chief Jimmy Bramblett says this program originally was known as the Conservation Security Program.

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Two More Weeks to Comment on Conservation Practice Standards

Dan Environment, USDA-NRCS

Landowners interested in making public comments on how to improve conservation practice standards that support programs like the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), are reminded you have until April 25 to do so. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is currently accepting public input on existing national conservation practice standards as part of implementing the 2018 Farm Bill. Over 150 …

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New CSP Signup Period Underway

Dan USDA-NRCS

The next signup deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) applications to be considered for 2019 funding is May 10. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) plans to invest up to $700 million for new enrollments and contract extensions in fiscal year 2019. The 2018 farm bill made several changes to this critical conservation program, which includes high …

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NRCS Accepting Comments on Conservation Practice Standards

Dan USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) reminds landowners they are currently accepting public input on existing national conservation practice standards as part of implementing the 2018 Farm Bill. NRCS offers 150-plus conservation practices to America’s farmers, ranchers and forest landowners to help meet their business and natural resource needs on their working lands. NRCS is requesting public comments, until April 25, 2019, on how …

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Alabama State Conservationist on CSP

Dan Alabama, Environment, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama wants to remind landowners in the state that the signup batching deadline for Fiscal Year 2019 funding for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is April 25, 2019. But Alabama State Conservationist Ben Malone, also encourages landowners wanting to enhance current conservation efforts to apply for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP).

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NRCS Chief Promotes EQIP and CSP

Dan Environment, USDA-NRCS

While Matt Lohr has only been on the job a few weeks as Chief of the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), he is very familiar with the programs NRCS offers. And he looks at two of those, the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) and the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), which many call their flagship program.

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Assistance Available to Agricultural Producers through CSP

Dan USDA-NRCS

Agricultural producers wanting to enhance current conservation efforts are encouraged to apply for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). Through the program, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) helps private landowners build their business while implementing conservation practices that help ensure the sustainability of their entire operation. Assistance Available to Ag Producers through CSP

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NRCS Providing Financial Assistance

Dan Environment, USDA-NRCS

Farmers and ranchers looking to make improvements to land you own or lease need to check with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). They offer voluntary programs to eligible landowners and producers that provide financial and technical assistance to help manage natural resources sustainably. Through these programs NRCS approves contracts that provide financial assistance in helping plan and implement conservation practices …

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Renewal Options Available for Expiring CSP Contracts

Dan Environment, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) wants to remind participants with existing Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) contracts that expire on December 31, 2018, you can renew those contracts for an additional five years. But the deadline to renew is April 13. Renewal Options Available for Expiring CSP Contracts