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USDA Awards New Partnership Project in Florida

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS

USDA will be investing $330 million in 85 locally driven, public-private partnerships, including the “Surface to Springs” project in Florida. Projects are awarded through the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). The program’s goal is to address climate change, improve the nation’s water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability. The U.S. …

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Georgia Awarded RCPP Projects to Help Mitigate Climate Change and Protect Natural Resources

Dan Climate Change, Georgia, Weather

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the investment into two projects in Georgia designed to help mitigate climate change and protect natural resources. In all, USDA is investing $330 million in 85 locally driven, public-private partnerships across the nation to address climate change, improve the nation’s water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect …

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USDA Awards New Partnership Project in Alabama

Dan Alabama, Conservation, Environment, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded a new partnership project in Alabama designed to help mitigate climate change and protect natural resources while supporting America’s producers. Overall, USDA will be investing $330 million in 85 locally driven, public-private partnerships nationwide. This will include the “Regenerating Alabama’s Cropland” project. All projects are awarded through the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Regional Conservation …

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USDA Seeks Innovative Partner-led Projects Delivering Sustainable Agricultural Solutions

Dan Conservation, Environment, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is seeking proposals to fund up to $75 million in new, unique projects under the Regional Conservation Partnership Program’s (RCPP) Alternative Funding Arrangements (AFA). Proposals need to take innovative and non-traditional approaches to conservation solutions at the local, regional, and landscape scales. 15 projects will be funded this year through AFA, where partners have more flexibility …

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Conservation Efforts Continue on Florida’s Farms, Ranches Amid Pandemic

Dan Conservation, Coronavirus, Farm Bill, Florida, Industry News Release, Irrigation, Soil, Water

(USDA/NRCS/FL) — USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Florida continued its conservation work across the state despite a year marked with a pandemic and natural disasters. The agency helped farmers, ranchers and forest landowners implement conservation practices to help conserve natural resources and boost their bottom lines. Additionally, NRCS launched new online tools that increased the efficiency, effectiveness and delivery of crucial …

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Application Period for RCPP Ends Tuesday

Dan USDA-NRCS

Potential partners interested in submitting proposals to help improve water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability and being reminded the application period for the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) ends Tuesday, December 3. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) notes that RCPP eligible partners include private industry, non-government organizations, Indian tribes, state and local …

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Funding to Help Improve Soil Quality in Alabama

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

August 28 is the deadline for Alabama landowners interested in securing funding to help improve the soil quality on your land, all through a Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) project. This effort is possible thanks to a partnership between USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama and the Alabama Soil and Water Conservation Committee.

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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 …