Ag Funding in President Biden’s Agenda – DTN Nov 1, 2021

🕔Nov 1, 2021
The Build Back Better Act would inject more than $27 billion into conservation programs and expand investment in biofuels — all tied to climate provisions in the bill — while […]

Conservation – RCPP Grants Target Lower Emissions – DTN Sep 28, 2021

🕔Sep 28, 2021
With increasing emphasis on farm practices that target greenhouse gas emissions, USDA on Friday announced nearly $75 million in grants for 15 projects under its Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). […]

Rice: RCPP Deadlines Approaching for Texas, Louisiana Mar 7, 2019

🕔Mar 7, 2019
Rice producers in Texas have until March 15 to apply for a special Regional Conservation Partnership (RCPP) Environmental Quality Incentives (EQIP) program, while rice producers in Louisiana have until April […]

Farm Bill Stalemate: Conservation Concerns Oct 18, 2018

🕔Oct 18, 2018
The conservation title is traditionally one of the least controversial and partisan of the major, mandatory funding titles in a farm bill debate; that the conservation is part of the […]

2018 Farm Bill Debate: Reviewing CBO Baseline, Including Commodities Apr 13, 2018

🕔Apr 13, 2018
On 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, 2018

🕔Feb 13, 2018
Today, 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, 2018

🕔Jan 8, 2018
Two 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, 2017

🕔Nov 15, 2017
Over 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, 2016

🕔Dec 21, 2016
Agriculture 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, 2016

🕔Feb 18, 2016
USDA’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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