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 […]

Conservation Stewardship Program: May 10 Deadline Plus 3 Improvements Apr 8, 2019

🕔Apr 8, 2019
The next deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) applications to be considered for funding this year is May 10, 2019. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) plans to invest up to $700 […]

Nebraska: USDA Announces Additional Emergency Programs Mar 26, 2019

🕔Mar 26, 2019
USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Nancy Johner today announced that emergency grazing of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres is authorized for all Nebraska counties, due to the […]

CRP: Declining Wildlife Populations May Indicate a Need for Change Jan 29, 2019

🕔Jan 29, 2019
Many landowners want to make changes in Conservation Reserve Program hardwood plantations because of declining populations of game animals, especially deer. Such changes can be made with approval from the […]

North Carolina: Assistance Available for Hurricane Damaged Ag Land Dec 27, 2018

🕔Dec 27, 2018
North Carolina farmers with privately owned lands in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) declared disaster counties can apply for financial assistance to address resource concerns that were caused by 2018 […]

Trading Hunting Access For Restoration Help – And Dollars – DTN Mar 8, 2018

🕔Mar 8, 2018
Larry Rhodes has always relied on Mother Nature and patience to restore the timber on his Angus seedstock cow/calf operation. Conservation is a passion for this Carlinville, Illinois, producer. So, […] is USDA’s New Combo Website for 3 Farm Related Agencies Feb 1, 2018

🕔Feb 1, 2018 is the new interactive one-stop website for producers from USDA. Multiple features will be added over the coming months said U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue at the unveiling […]

Drought: Northern Plains – More Land Available for Emergency Haying and Grazing Jul 20, 2017

🕔Jul 20, 2017
Today, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is authorizing the use of additional Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands for emergency grazing and haying in and […]

Rice Farmers Generate First Carbon Credits Purchased by Microsoft Jun 15, 2017

🕔Jun 15, 2017
Chris Isbell didn’t set out to make history.  He was just following in his father’s footsteps. But on June 14, 2017, Chris Isbell and six other farmers – two from […]

Wetlands: U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Farmer’s Challenge to USDA Policy on Jan. 6 Dec 28, 2016

🕔Dec 28, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 6 may decide whether it will hear a legal challenge to USDA’s wetlands determination system filed by a South Dakota farmer last fall. Miner […]

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