(USDA/NRCS) — USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is awarding more than $24 million in grants designed to help partners implement and evaluate innovative approaches that have demonstrated conservation benefits on farmland. The funding is provided through On-Farm Conservation Innovation Trials (On-Farm Trials), a new component of the Conservation Innovation Grants first authorized in the 2018 Farm Bill. “The Conservation …
The Department of Agriculture has announced a contract renewal sign-up is underway for the Conservation Stewardship Program, USDA’s largest working lands conservation program with more than 80 million acres enrolled.
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama invites agricultural producers to stop by its local office to sign up for funding through various programs it currently offers. State Conservationist Ben Malone says the Service hopes landowners will take advantage of these programs here in 2017.
When thinking about managing lands for bobwhite quail, it’s not always about planting longleaf; it’s more about managing existing longleaf pine forests, rangelands and agricultural lands. And that’s where USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service comes in with its Working Lands For Wildlife – Northern Bobwhite Project.
Agricultural producers are being reminded you have until February 3 to sign up for funding through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). NRCS Regional Conservationist for the Southeast, James Tillman, says funding is available and new methods and software for evaluating applications have been put in place to help producers.
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida has announced that the application deadline for Agricultural Land Easements is February 24, 2017 for fiscal year 2017 funding.