Latest USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service Stories

2009-05-29 14:15:00

DAVIS, Calif., May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Organic farmers and those transitioning to organic production will have extra time to apply for conservation assistance available from USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

2009-05-12 16:04:00

Deadline for applications set for May 29 DAVIS, Calif., May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California agricultural producers who are certified organic or transitioning to organic production, may qualify for technical and financial assistance through a new initiative administered by USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). Three million dollars in funding will be available to eligible producers in California as part of the agency's Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).

2009-05-06 14:10:00

FRESNO, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dave White, Chief of the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service, enriched California's air quality resources by $5 million during his first visit to California as head of the national conservation agency.

2009-05-01 11:45:00

USDA Now Taking Applications for Practices to Reduce Ozone and Particulate Matter DAVIS, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farmers and ranchers interested in reducing air quality emissions from off-road mobile or stationary agricultural sources are invited to apply between April 30 and June 26, 2009, for funds made available under a new air quality provision of the 2008 federal Farm Bill.

2009-05-01 09:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service State Conservationist, Ed Burton, is expanding a previously announced drought assistance program to $3 million.

2009-05-01 09:00:00

New Chief for USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service to Preside FRESNO, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California is hosting the U.S. Department of Agriculture's 25-member Agricultural Air Quality Task Force in Fresno on May 6-7, 2009 at the Radisson Hotel at 2233 Ventura Street.

2009-04-15 17:32:00

DAVIS, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Applicants for the Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP), administered by the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), may apply for the program for the 2009 fiscal year between now and June 15, 2009.

2009-04-07 16:30:00

DAVIS, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farmers and ranchers in designated counties with extreme or severe drought conditions may apply for assistance from USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service in California until May 8, 2009.

2009-03-30 08:00:00

Resources available from two Farm Bill programs to achieve targeted conservation goals DAVIS, Calif., March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting proposals for a unique new conservation partnership program, established in the 2008 Farm Bill.

2009-03-12 14:30:00

DAVIS, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Landowners of areas previously damaged in floods may apply for floodplain easements through USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service.

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