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 […]

Iowa: How Much Do Conservation Measures Influence Nutrient Loss? Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
An ongoing public concern is the loss of nutrients from agricultural land in the corn belt. In Iowa, nitrogen and phosphorus losses from farm fields are driven by a variety […]

Senate Ag Committee Hearing: Monetizing Voluntary Conservation Practices Jun 25, 2020

🕔Jun 25, 2020
On Wednesday, the Senate Agriculture Committee held a Legislative Hearing to Review S. 3894, The Growing Climate Solutions Act of 2020. In his opening remarks, Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R., Kans.) stated that, “S. 3894 would assist […]

Arkansas: Rice Farmer Incentives for Waterfowl Habitat, Hunting Access May 20, 2020

🕔May 20, 2020
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) is accepting applications from rice field owners to enroll in its expanded Waterfowl Rice Incentive Conservation Enhancement (WRICE) program. Landowners may receive as […]

Georgia: Tips to Increase On-Farm Biodiversity Apr 27, 2020

🕔Apr 27, 2020
The future of food and farms is largely dependent on the collective effort of us all to support more sustainable practices in agriculture — it’s not enough to just be […]

South Carolina: Winter Cover Crop Mix Improves Crop Productivity Apr 24, 2020

🕔Apr 24, 2020
Clemson researchers have found a cover crop mixture that can reduce costs for South Carolina farmers, rejuvenate farm soil and help conserve the state’s water supply if included in crop […]

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