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NRCS Implementing 2018 Farm Bill Programs

Dan Environment, Farm Bill, Legislative, USDA-NRCS

The 2018 Farm Bill was enacted back in December, and since then, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has been working to implement programs that offers strong support for conservation efforts of America’s farmers and ranchers. NRCS offers financial and technical assistance through conservation practices, activities and enhancements to help producers make and maintain improvements on their land. The Environmental Quality …

Funding Helps Ranchers Conserve Florida Panther Habitat

Dan Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida wants ranchers in southwest Florida to know they may be able to get paid for helping the Florida panther. Federal, state and nonprofits have partnered to provide a suite of technical services and financial assistance to ranchers, from building fencing and treating invasive plants to compensating ranchers for loss of their cattle …