nrcs

NRCS Programs Help after Natural Disasters

Dan Alabama, Florida, Georgia, USDA-NRCS

To help farmers and ranchers affected by the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) staff in county, regional and state offices have been busy with a variety of programs to assist. One program through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama, Florida and Georgia has specific ways of helping. NRCS Acting Chief Leonard Jordan …

landowners

EWP Helping Landowners Post Storm

Dan USDA-NRCS

Conservation programs available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are helping to assist landowners recovering from Hurricane Michael (natural disasters). Under Secretary for Food Production and Conservation, Bill Northey, wants landowners to know if your area suffered damage from the storm, the Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP) can help. EWP Helping Landowners Post Storm

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NRCS Programs Helping with Disaster Recovery Efforts

Dan USDA-NRCS

Conservation programs available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are helping to assist landowners recovering from Hurricane Michael. Bill Northey, Under Secretary for Food Production and Conservation, says this assistance is available through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program. NRCS Programs Helping with Disaster Recovery Efforts

georgia

Special EQIP Signup Continues in Georgia

Dan Georgia, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia wants to remind farmers and ranchers who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality because of Hurricane Michael, sign up for financial and technical assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) ends November 16. Special EQIP Signup Continues in Georgia

landowners

EWP Helps Landowners after a Natural Disaster

Dan USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) wants to remind landowners that if your area suffered damage from Hurricane Michael, the Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP) can help relieve imminent hazards to life and property. EWP Helps Landowners after a Natural Disaster

conservation

Farmer Details How Landowners Partner with Government for Conservation Success

Dan Environment, Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

Mississippi farmer Mike McCormick shared with Congress several examples of how private landowners partner effectively with state agencies to recover and conserve wildlife. McCormick, a cow/calf and timber farmer and president of the Mississippi Farm Bureau, spoke to the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on behalf of the American Farm Bureau Federation. McCormick said one of several great …

soil health

NRCS Helping Landowners Improve Soil Health

Dan Cotton, Soil, USDA-NRCS

Kenneth McAlister, a nationally recognized soil health champion from Texas, uses no-till and cover crops to diversify his operation and strengthen his bottom line. And when it comes to farming cotton, McAlister has his bases covered and most of his fields. In a story from USDA, he said “No-till really helped improve our soil health, but when we started planting …

cattle

Maximize Cattle Production and Help Bobwhites

Dan Cattle, USDA-NRCS

You may be familiar with the northern bobwhite and its decline, and while many of us call them quail, there’s been a population dip of more than 80 percent over the past 60 years. But USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) wants cattle farmers to know they can greatly help the species with a few tweaks to their operations. Maximize Cattle Production and Help Bobwhites

agricultural

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

financial

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 …