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USDA Offers Secure New Options for Signing, Sharing Documents Online

Dan General, USDA-NRCS

Farmers and ranchers working with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) or Farm Service Agency (FSA) can now sign and share documents online in just a few clicks. By using Box or OneSpan, producers can digitally complete business transactions without leaving their homes or agricultural operations. Both services are free, secure, and available for multiple NRCS and FSA programs. Box is a secure, cloud-based site …

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USDA Invites Input on RCCP Rule

Dan USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced they are seeking public comments on their interim rule for the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). RCCP helps partners develop and implement unique conservation solutions that engage farmers, ranchers and forest landowners. The rule, which is now available on the Federal Register, takes effect on publication and includes changes to the program prescribed …

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Deadline Nearing for Input on RCPP Rule

Dan USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has been seeking public comments on its interim rule for the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP), but the deadline to make comments is April 13. RCPP helps partners develop and implement unique conservation solutions that engage farmers, ranchers and forest landowners. The 2018 Farm Bill made it a stand-alone program with its own dedicated …

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Long-Time NRCS Employee Retiring

Dan USDA-NRCS

Here at Southeast AgNet, we’ve worked with many employees of USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) over the years. But after serving in various positions over the past few decades, one of those employees will soon retire. Leonard Jordan has spent almost two years as NRCS acting chief, but recently told Randall Weiseman his time with the agency will end …

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Secretary Perdue Names NRCS Chief

Dan Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the appointment of Matthew J. “Matt” Lohr to serve as Chief of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). In his role, Lohr will provide leadership for NRCS and its mission to support America’s farmers, ranchers, and forest landowners in their voluntary conservation efforts through a network of over …

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EQIP Provides Assistance to Farming Operations

Dan USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) wants to remind farmers and ranchers about the Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP). It provides financial and technical assistance to producers in addressing natural resource concerns and delivering environmental benefits like improved water and air quality. NRCS Acting Chief Leonard Jordan knows EQIP is working to help many landowners affected …

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NRCS Programs Help after Natural Disasters

Dan Alabama, Florida, Georgia, USDA-NRCS

To help farmers and ranchers affected by the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) staff in county, regional and state offices have been busy with a variety of programs to assist. One program through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama, Florida and Georgia has specific ways of helping. NRCS Acting Chief Leonard Jordan …

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EWP Helping Landowners Post Storm

Dan USDA-NRCS

Conservation programs available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are helping to assist landowners recovering from Hurricane Michael (natural disasters). Under Secretary for Food Production and Conservation, Bill Northey, wants landowners to know if your area suffered damage from the storm, the Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP) can help. EWP Helping Landowners Post Storm

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NRCS Programs Helping with Disaster Recovery Efforts

Dan USDA-NRCS

Conservation programs available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are helping to assist landowners recovering from Hurricane Michael. Bill Northey, Under Secretary for Food Production and Conservation, says this assistance is available through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program. NRCS Programs Helping with Disaster Recovery Efforts

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Special EQIP Signup Continues in Georgia

Dan Georgia, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia wants to remind farmers and ranchers who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality because of Hurricane Michael, sign up for financial and technical assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) ends November 16. Special EQIP Signup Continues in Georgia