Conservation: Proposed Budget Cuts Deeply Into Programs

🕔Feb 13, 2018Today, the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s budget for conservation programs in the 2019 fiscal year. “Once again, this administration is […]

Rice States: NRCS Updates Conservation Stewardship Program, Applications Due March 2

🕔Feb 6, 2018Rice producers wanting to enhance current conservation efforts are encouraged to apply for a special Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) led by the USA Rice-Ducks Unlimited Rice Stewardship Partnership, the Sustaining the […]

Rice Industry to Congress: Reject Conservation Programs at All Our Peril

🕔Feb 28, 2017This morning (February 28), the House Committee on Agriculture’s Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee held a hearing to solicit feedback from rural America on conservation policy ahead of constructing the 2018 […]

South Dakota: Conservation Stewardship Program Application Due Feb. 3

🕔Jan 23, 2017The USDA Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) is the largest working lands conservation program in the United States with more than 70 million acres of productive agricultural and forest land enrolled. […]

Louisiana: Conservation Program Workshop, West Monroe, Jan. 25

🕔Jan 12, 2017A workshop will be held Jan. 25 in West Monroe to provide information about a federal program that promotes sustainability while helping landowners increase productivity. The LSU AgCenter, U.S. Department […]

NRCS Hits ‘Go’ on Revamped Conservation Stewardship Program

🕔Nov 14, 2016The USDA’s largest conservation program, the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) has been “under construction” since the 2014 Farm Bill was signed into law nearly three years ago until the new […]

New Conservation Stewardship Program Finalized

🕔Mar 10, 2016Earlier today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) published its final Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) rule in the Federal Register. The CSP was updated following the […]

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