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2010-04-16 11:11:00

Senate Bill Threatens Funding of President's Bold Conservation Agenda WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama is correct that "it's the right thing to do for our economy" to conserve American landscapes, including the working lands-- farms, ranches and private forestlands--that make up two-thirds of the continental United States, according to Environmental Defense Fund.

2010-04-16 10:41:00

Senate Bill Threatens Funding of President's Bold Conservation Agenda WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama is correct that "it's the right thing to do for the economy" to conserve American landscapes, including the working lands-- farms, ranches and private forestlands--that make up two-thirds of the continental United States, according to Environmental Defense Fund.

2010-04-08 20:30:00

Conservation Innovation Grant Pre-proposals due April 26, 2010 DAVIS, Calif., April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced approximately $15 million for California and the rest of the United States to fund national projects designed to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies through its Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for fiscal year 2010.

2010-04-06 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.

2010-03-23 14:17:00

Bill Markup Set for Tomorrow by Senate Agriculture Committee WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen conservation groups oppose cutting more than $2 billion dollars from the largest of USDA's working lands conservation programs, the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), to pay for a child nutrition reauthorization bill drafted by Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Blanche Lincoln (D-AR).

2010-03-19 15:32:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David Brown, Acting State Conservationist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Pennsylvania has announced that applications are still being accepted for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) organic initiative. Pennsylvania farmers transitioning to organic agriculture or those who are certified organic are encouraged to apply for assistance to implement conservation practices on their land.

2010-03-18 11:28:00

EDF Urges Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman to Find Alternative Ways to Pay for Worthy Legislation WASHINGTON, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) yesterday introduced a child nutrition bill that would cut more than $2 billion from the largest of USDA's working lands conservation programs, the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), according to a leading conservation group.

2010-02-22 14:06:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb.

2010-02-12 10:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has extended the timeline to apply for a special $2 million Organic Initiative, available through the agency's Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).

2009-12-15 09:30:00

Application deadline is set for January 15 DAVIS, Calif., Dec.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.