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NRCS White Oak Initiative Sign-Up in North Alabama

Dan Alabama, Forestry, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama wants to remind landowners sign-up is underway for a new initiative focused on increasing the number of white oak timber stands in north Alabama. According to the United States Forest Service’s Forest Inventory, white oak regeneration is not keeping pace with the amount of white oak timber being harvested and if not reversed, could …

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Signup by Friday for CSP

Dan Environment, USDA-NRCS

The signup deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) applications to be considered for 2019 funding is Friday, May 10. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is planning to invest up to $700 million for both new enrollments and contract extensions in fiscal year 2019. The 2018 Farm Bill did make several changes to CSP including high ranking applications are now based on …

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Conservation Stewardship Program Signup Deadline Is Friday

Dan Environment, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) wants to remind landowners the current signup deadline for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) is May 10. This signup is for new enrollments and contract extensions in fiscal year 2019. The 2018 farm bill made several changes to this conservation program, which includes high ranking applications are now based on …

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CSP Signup Deadline Nearing

Dan Environment, USDA-NRCS

Landowners are being reminded the signup deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) applications to be considered for 2019 funding is May 10. CSP, through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), is the largest conservation program in the U.S. with more than 70 million acres of productive agricultural and forest land enrolled. Tyron Spearman has more details.

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Conservation Stewardship Program Signup Period Ends May 10

Dan Environment, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) wants to remind landowners the signup deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) applications to be considered for 2019 funding is May 10. The 2018 farm bill made several changes to this conservation program; high ranking applications are now based on dollars rather than acres. NRCS Chief Matt Lohr explains. Lohr …

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Cover Crops That Take the Heat

Dan Field Crops, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Plant Materials Centers (PMCs) in the Southeast are gathering data on different types of cover crops that landowners can use during the summer months. Many of us may think of cover crops as being planted after a cash crop is harvested in the fall. But there are some cash crops harvested in the spring, …

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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 …