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NRCS Programs Help with Hurricane Irma Recovery Efforts

Taylor Hillman USDA-NRCS

For those affected by Hurricane Irma, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has programs that provide assistance in the wake of disasters. For declared natural disasters that lead to imminent threats to life and property, NRCS can assist local government sponsors with the cost of implementing recovery efforts like debris removal and streambank stabilization to address natural resource concerns and …

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Funding to Help Improve Soil Quality in Alabama

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

August 28 is the deadline for Alabama landowners interested in securing funding to help improve the soil quality on your land, all through a Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) project. This effort is possible thanks to a partnership between USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama and the Alabama Soil and Water Conservation Committee.

USDA Working with Landowners to Restore Longleaf Pine Forests

Dan Forestry, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) wants to help private landowners across the Southeast restore and protect 400,000 acres of longleaf pine forests through their new two-year implementation strategy. NRCS Acting Chief Leonard Jordan wants landowners to know they are furthering ongoing efforts to use existing Farm Bill programs and other resources to increase the abundance and improve the health …

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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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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USDA to Work With Landowners to Restore Longleaf Pine Forests on Private Lands

Dan Forestry, Industry News Release

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) released a two-year implementation strategy to help private landowners restore and protect 400,000 acres of longleaf pine forests, a unique but imperiled landscape of the Southeast. Through the strategy, NRCS furthers its ongoing effort to use existing Farm Bill programs and other resources to increase the abundance and improve the …