2018 Farm Bill Debate: Reviewing CBO Baseline, Including Commodities

🕔Apr 13, 2018On April 9, 2018, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its updated and revised baseline for the major programs in the farm bill. If Congress reauthorizes the farm bill programs […]

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 Stewardship Grows Working Lands Conservation in Louisiana, Texas

🕔Jan 8, 2018Two new Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) proposals submitted by the Rice Stewardship Partnership have been approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) awarding nearly […]

New Mid-South RCPP Deadlines Approaching

🕔Nov 15, 2017Over the past month, USA Rice hosted outreach meetings across Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Missouri to spread the word about the new Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP), Mid-South Graduated Water Stewardship, […]

USDA Invests $225 Million in Innovative Conservation Partnerships

🕔Dec 21, 2016Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that 88 high-impact projects across the country will receive $225 million in federal funding as part of the USDA’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). In […]

Louisiana: Rice Conservation Program Offers 2nd Application Period

🕔Feb 18, 2016USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is announcing a second application period to accept applications for financial assistance for the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) – Rice Stewardship Partnership Project […]

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