USDA Announces Awards to Put Conservation Innovation to Work on U.S. Farms

Dan Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

(USDA/NRCS) — USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is awarding more than $24 million in grants designed to help partners implement and evaluate innovative approaches that have demonstrated conservation benefits on farmland. The funding is provided through On-Farm Conservation Innovation Trials (On-Farm Trials), a new component of the Conservation Innovation Grants first authorized in the 2018 Farm Bill. “The Conservation …

Florida NRCS Program Helps Manage Lands for Bobwhite Quail

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS

When thinking about managing lands for bobwhite quail, it’s not always about planting longleaf; it’s more about managing existing longleaf pine forests, rangelands and agricultural lands. And that’s where USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service comes in with its Working Lands For Wildlife – Northern Bobwhite Project.

CSP Signup Ends February 3

Dan Alabama, Florida, Georgia, USDA-NRCS

Agricultural producers are being reminded you have until February 3 to sign up for funding through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). NRCS Regional Conservationist for the Southeast, James Tillman, says funding is available and new methods and software for evaluating applications have been put in place to help producers.