July 28 is an important date to remember. That is the application deadline for landowners impacted by last year’s extreme drought to apply for funding through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama.
A new initiative focused on addressing urban conservation in Alabama’s urban areas has been announced. It’s called the Urban High Tunnel Initiative, a collaborative effort between USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama and the Federation of Southern Cooperatives.
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida reminds landowners the application deadline for Agricultural Land Easements is this Friday, February 24 for fiscal year 2017 funding.
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) wants to remind agricultural producers that the sign up for funding through the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) ends this Friday, February 3rd. NRCS Associate Chief for Conservation, Leonard Jordan, says modifications were made to the program to help producers.
The National Ag Statistics Service released the results of its first-ever Local Food Marketing Practices Survey this week. Over 167,000 U.S. farms locally produced and sold food through direct marketing practices.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a new investment of $32 million to improve the health and resiliency of forest ecosystems where public forests and grasslands connect to privately-owned lands. Through the Joint Chiefs’ Landscape Restoration Partnership, USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) and the U.S. Forest Service will invest the new funds in fiscal year 2017 to add ten …