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USDA Funds Target Counties Exceeding Federal Limits for Ozone and Particulate Matter DAVIS, Calif., Jan.
To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Anita Brown +1-530-792-5644, or Alan Forkey +1-530-792- 5653, both of Natural Resources Conservation Service Sign up follows record $54 million in conservation contracts in California in 2008 DAVIS, Calif., Aug.
By Mike Surbrugg, The Joplin Globe, Mo. Aug. 4--It's not every day that a farm program puts smiles on the faces of farmers and conservationists.
DAVIS, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2008 Farm Bill (Food Conservation and Energy Act of 2008) became law on May 22, and included a strong conservation component that translates into millions of dollars in technical and financial assistance for California farmers, ranchers, forest managers and organizations to protect natural resources on private lands.
More than $200 million for two voluntary conservation programs will be available to farmers and ranchers, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer said.
- Growing in low tufty patches.