Renewal Options Available for Expiring CSP Contracts

Dan Environment, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) wants to remind landowners with existing Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) contracts, the renewal sign-up deadline is coming up May 5. NRCS Acting Chief, Leonard Jordan, says participants with existing CSP contracts that expire on December 31 can access the benefits of the recent program changes through an option to renew their contracts for an …

Renewal Sign-up for Expiring CSP Contracts Continues

Dan USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) reminds landowners that a contract renewal sign-up continues for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), NRCS did make several updates to the popular program last fall to help producers better evaluate conservation options that benefit their operations. Participants with existing CSP contracts that expire on December 31st can access the benefits of the recent program …

FSA and NRCS Officials Ask for Your Help in Controlling Palmer amaranth

Dan Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

By Chris Beyerhelm, Acting Administrator, Farm Service Agency and Leonard Jordan, Acting Chief, Natural Resources Conservation Service USDA has learned that Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri), an invasive weed, may have infested some newly-seeded (2016) conservation plantings across the upper Midwest. Palmer amaranth is highly competitive, and in fact, is the most competitive of the pigweed species. It grows rapidly and …

Alabama State Conservationist on RCPP Proposal Deadline

Dan Alabama, Environment, USDA-NRCS

April 21 is the deadline for conservation partners in Alabama to submit pre-proposals for fiscal year 2018 funding through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama is accepting pre-proposals designed to help improve water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability. Alabama State Conservationist Ben Malone says RCPP works …

South Florida Farm Tour-April 27th

Dan Industry News Release

USTED ESTÁ INVITADO A UNA DEMOSTRACIÓN DE FINCA – 27 DE ABRIL 4PM  A Farm Tour highlighting the benefits of USDA and Natural Resources Conservation Service Programs for Hispanic Farmers. The South Florida Farm Tour takes place Thursday evening, April 27, at 4:00 p.m., Loxahatchee Groves, West Palm Beach. All those considering seeking assistance to improve and expand their business, or …

USDA Offers Renewal Options for Expiring CSP Contracts

Dan Environment, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced that a contract renewal sign-up is underway for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). Participants with existing CSP contracts that expire on December 31 can renew their contracts for an additional five years but, but applications are due by May 5.

USDA Offers Renewal Options for Expiring Conservation Stewardship Program Contracts

Dan Environment, USDA-NRCS

NRCS is accepting applications for agricultural producers wanting to renew existing Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) contracts. The renewal is for an additional five years if they agree to adopt additional activities to achieve higher levels of conservation on their lands. Applications to renew expiring contracts are due by May 5.