Latest Natural Resources Conservation Service Stories

2011-07-29 19:39:00

Partnership with rice producers will improve wildlife habitat DAVIS, Calif., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sacramento Valley rice producers now have the opportunity to make more of a conservation investment on their working lands this year.

2011-06-10 10:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) California State Office received nearly $1 million to fund three projects through the Cooperative Conservation Partnership Initiative (CCPI).

2011-05-04 18:00:00

Conservation Innovation Grant applications due May 27, 2011 DAVIS, Calif., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced $375,000 available for California to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies through its Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for fiscal year 2011.

2011-04-22 00:00:31

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) presented the first national “Legacy of Conservation” Award today to the USA Rice Federation. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 The U.S.

2011-04-08 13:00:00

314 volunteers dedicated 9,500 hours to benefit conservation projects and efforts throughout California DAVIS, Calif., April 8, 2011 -- USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) California State Office is celebrating National Volunteer Week, April 10-16, 2011, by thanking and honoring its Earth Team volunteers for their service to conservation.

2011-04-07 10:30:00

DAVIS, Calif., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western United Dairymen (WUD) has secured $500,000 for water quality projects on dairies in California's Central Valley.

2011-04-01 10:00:00

Applications will be accepted through April 22, 2011 DAVIS, Calif., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is offering assistance to California farmers to combat the European Grapevine Moth (EGVM).

2011-02-07 12:30:00

DAVIS, Calif., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Applications are being accepted through Feb. 25, 2011, to assist farmers and ranchers conduct on-farm energy audits to improve their overall energy efficiency.

2011-01-12 14:36:00


2011-01-10 14:00:00

Over $5 million available for grassland and farmland conservation programs DAVIS, Calif., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Private landowners interested in protecting their grassland or farmland with this year's funding are encouraged to get their applications in soon.

Word of the Day
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.