CRP General Signup Begins Jan. 4, Ends Feb. 12 Jan 4, 2021

🕔Jan 4, 2021
Agricultural producers and private landowners interested in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) can sign up for the popular program beginning today, Jan. 4, 2021, until Feb. 12, 2021. The competitive program, administered […]

Soil Health: Farmers More Interested in Management of Perceived Risks – DTN Dec 29, 2020

🕔Dec 29, 2020
A different approach may be needed to get more farmers and landowners to try to increase adoption of soil health practices, according to J. Gordon Arbuckle, a sociology professor at […]

Louisiana: Grant Focuses on Decreasing Usage of Groundwater Dec 11, 2020

🕔Dec 11, 2020
A group of LSU AgCenter scientists have been awarded one of 20 national grants to look at ways to decrease the use of groundwater and increase the use of fresh […]

USDA Announces Increase to Incentive Payments for Continuous Conservation Reserve Program Dec 10, 2020

🕔Dec 10, 2020
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is increasing incentive payments for practices installed on land enrolled in the Continuous Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is upping the […]

USDA: Conservation Reserve Program Signup Opens in Early 2021 Nov 12, 2020

🕔Nov 12, 2020
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the signup periods for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and the CRP Grasslands in 2021. Signup for general CRP will be open […]

NRCS Allocates $25M in Grants for On-Farm Trials Program Sep 30, 2020

🕔Sep 30, 2020
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is awarding $25 million in grants designed to help partners implement and evaluate innovative conservation practices that have demonstrated benefits on farmland. The funding is […]

Cotton Industry Rolls Out High-Profile Sustainability Initiative – DTN Sep 24, 2020

🕔Sep 24, 2020
A couple of separate but high-profile announcements on sustainability initiatives in agriculture are rolling out this week, focusing on ranches in the Plains states and cotton producers in the South. […]

Webinar: Conservation, Incomes, and Farmland Leasing – Sept. 22 Sep 8, 2020

🕔Sep 8, 2020
Leasing season is again upon us. This webinar will first provide an outlook for setting 2021 leases. Then, attention will turn to conservation and leasing. Many landowners and farmers want […]

USDA Updates Conservation Provisions for Highly Erodible Land and Wetlands Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
The U.S. Department of Agriculture published its final rule on determining whether land is considered highly erodible or a wetland, integrating input from the public and making updates in accordance […]

Rice Conservation Program Renewed for $7Mln Aug 12, 2020

🕔Aug 12, 2020
It’s been a rough 2020 so far, but area rice farmers finally got some good news with the recent announcement that the Mid-South Graduated Water Stewardship Regional Conservation Partnership Program […]

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