Latest Conservation Security Program Stories

2010-05-21 09:30:00

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.

2010-05-19 17:04:00

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.

2010-05-17 17:54:00

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.

2010-05-13 14:57:00

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.

2010-05-13 14:56:00

WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Obama Administration officials yesterday announced that the U.S.

2010-05-12 13:51:00

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).

2010-05-05 17:10:00

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.

2010-04-27 08:00:00

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.

2010-04-06 15:35:00

In the news release, $20.7 Million Available for Water Enhancement Projects, issued 06-Apr-2010 by USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the first paragraph, second sentence, should read "from now until May 17, 2010" rather than "May 23, 2010" as originally issued inadvertently.

2010-04-06 14:43:00

Applicants are encouraged to submit proposals for projects through May 17, 2010 DAVIS, Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California agricultural and conservation groups are invited to apply for $20.7 million available through a nationwide 2010 Agricultural Water Enhancement Program (AWEP) sign up.

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