nrcs

NRCS to Host Public Webinars on Funding Opportunities

Dan Education, USDA-NRCS

The new Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), otherwise known as the Build Back Better bill, is providing funding for watershed programs available through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). These programs are designed to help communities recover from the impacts of natural resources. These include the Watershed and Flood Prevention Operations Program, Watershed Rehabilitation Program and the Emergency Watershed Protection Program. Funding will be available …

NCBA on Infrastructure Package

Dan Cattle, Economy, Environment, Legislative, Regulation

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, otherwise known as the Build Back Better bill, is an infrastructure package focused on creating American jobs, rebuilding our nation’s roads and bridges, and combatting the climate crisis. President Biden signed the $1 trillion infrastructure deal into law back in mid-November. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Vice President of Government Affairs, Ethan Lane, says this …

energy markets

Vilsack: Nothing in Build Back Better Bill Threatens Farmers

Dan Legislative, USDA

While some in agriculture question the Biden Administration’s Build Back Better Bill, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he respectfully disagrees with those who say that it will cause the loss of family farms. AFBF President Zippy Duval told farm reporters last week that the bill’s costs outweighed increases for farm programs. But Vilsack said the bill actually has provisions that …