Latest Conservation Security Program Stories
Increased Partnerships, Targeted Water Quality Efforts Focus of Showcase Watershed HERSHEY, Pa., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan today announced Conewago Creek as Pennsylvania's Chesapeake Bay Showcase Watershed during an event at the Eby-Patterson Farm in Hershey.
Conservation Stewardship Program Sign Up Ends June 11, 2010 HARRISBURG, Pa., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agricultural producers and non-industrial forestland owners maintaining conservation practices may be eligible to receive up to $40,000 a year for the next 5 years through the USDA's Conservation Stewardship Program, announced Denise Coleman, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist.
Infrastructure and management honed to better use manure resource DAVIS, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Farm Bill conservation programs will invest approximately $11.8 million in 2010 for contracts with California dairy and other livestock farmers to implement conservation practices that will help them comply with regulations, manage and use the manure from their animals to fertilize their crops and improve water quality.
Applications are Due July 2nd for Next Ranking DAVIS, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More funding is now available for California's farmers and ranchers to voluntarily restore and enhance wetlands.
Individual Energy Audits Will Help Producers Reduce Energy Use DAVIS, Calif., May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) today announced an initiative designed to help California agricultural producers transition to more energy efficient operations.
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Landowners still have time to sign up for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) but the deadline for getting signed up for 2010 funds is approaching quickly.
WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Obama Administration officials yesterday announced that the U.S.
Applications will be accepted through June 11, 2010 DAVIS, Calif., May 12,/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) invites landowners to apply now for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP).
Conservation Innovation Grant Applications due June 4, 2010 DAVIS, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) California State Office announced $375,000 to fund local projects designed to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies through its Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for fiscal year 2010.
DAVIS, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today marks the 75th anniversary of a federal landmark in conservation. It was the beginning of a conservation commitment on private land as Congress established the Soil Conservation Service in the U. S.
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