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Fiscal Year 2011 Releases

USDA Requests Proposals for Water and Land Conservation Projects
Oklahoma NRCS Announces Funding to Enhance Innovative Approaches to Conservation in Oklahoma 5/6/2011
Agriculture Secretary Vilsack and Assistant Attorney General West Announce Process to Resolve Discrimination Claims of Hispanic and Women Farmers  En Español (PDF) 2/25/2011
USDA Announces the Availability of Grants for Innovative Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Carbon Sequestration Projects 12/13/2010
Secretary Vilsack Announces Conservation Program Payments that are Boosting Natural Resources on Working Lands 11/05/2010
Oklahoma Conservationists Applaud Two-State USDA Water Quality Initiative 10/29/2010

Fiscal Year 2010 Releases

Cooperative Conservation Partnership Initiative Will Help Repair Storm Damage in Southwest Oklahoma 07/22/2010
Feds, Farmers, and Friends Feed Families 07/21/2010
Signup Deadline Approaching for Forestry Program Benefiting Endangered Species 06/01/2010
NRCS Announces Initiative to Improve Agricultural Energy Conservation and Efficiency in Oklahoma 05/17/2010
Chief of USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Commemorates Completion of First Recovery Act Flood-Control Dam Project 04/20/2010

USDA Agency Leader Praises Oklahomans’ Understanding of Natural Resources Conservation

04/19/2010
Born as a New Deal Agency, Today's NRCS is the Real Deal- We Talk with NRCS Chief Dave White 04/19/2010
Oklahoma NRCS Announces EQIP Organic Initiative Availability for 2010 02/26/2010

Vilsack Announces Completion Of First Recovery Act Flood-Control Dam Project

02/17/2010

USDA Highlights Impact Of Recovery Act On Rural America-First Year Analysis Show Recovery Act's Successes

01/17/2010

Healthy Forests Reserve Program Extended into 2010

01/11/2010

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Fiscal Year 2009 Releases

Oklahoma Celebrates Completion of Watershed Rehabilitation - First in the Nation

09/08/2009

Statewide Sign-up For The New Conservation Stewardship Program Begins

08/10/2009

USDA Announces $58 Million To Improve Water Quality And Quantity In Agricultural Production

07/30/2009

Obama Recovery Act Funding Stimulates Oklahoma Conservation Partnership and Helps Economy

07/16/2009

Oklahomans Receive Three Conservation Innovation Grants

06/13/2009

Vilsack Announces Nearly $42.3 Million in Recovery Act Funding for Watershed Projects

06/02/2009

Vilsack Announces Floodplain Easement Selections Through Recovery Act Funding

06/02/2009

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces $84.8 Million for Vital Watershed Projects

04/16/2009

Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program Signup Announced

04/07/2009

Northeast Oklahoma Healthy Forests Reserve Program Announced

04/07/2009

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces $45 Million for Rehabilitating Flood Control Structures

04/06/2009

2008 Farm Bill Information Meetings Scheduled Throughout Oklahoma

03/26/2009

Recovery Act Floodplain Easement Signup Extended to April 10

03/26/2009

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Selects Dave White as NRCS Chief

03/24/2009

USDA Requests Proposals for Cooperative Conservation Partnership Initiative

03/17/2009

Vilsack Announces First Wave of USDA Economic Stimulus Funding

03/09/2009

NRCS Announces Opportunity to Apply for EQIP Conservation Funds

02/02/2009

Funding Available for Private Forestland in Southeast Oklahoma

10/20/2008

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Fiscal Year 2008 Releases

07/30/2008

NRCS Announces $16 Million Available for Natural Disaster Recovery Assistance for Oklahoma

07/14/2008

Oklahoma Statewide Women in Agriculture & Small Business Conference

07/11/2008

Producers Urged to Apply for Popular Conservation Program before July 25 Cut-off Date

06/03/2008

“Eastern Red Cedar: From Peril to Profit” Conference to Highlight New Uses for Eastern Red Cedar Trees

04/09/2008  Range Camp Delivers Outdoor Education and Fun (PDF; 42 KB) with Range Camp Application (PDF; 659 KB)

03/19/2008

Conservation Security Program Sign-UP Begins April 18 in Oklahoma's Washita River Watershed

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Fiscal Year 2007 Releases

04/23/07

USDA and Oklahoma Partner for 9,000-Acre Conservation Plan (Issued by USDA)

02/28/07

Black Mesa Ecological Academy Planned in Kenton

01/31/07

Johanns Unveils 2007 Farm Bill Proposals (Issued by USDA)

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Fiscal Year 2006 Releases

07/31/06

NRCS To Accept Contract Modification Requests From 2004 and 2005 Conservation Security Program Contract Participants

06/08/06

Oklahoma Receives Cooperative Conservation Partnership Initiative Grant

06/06/06

Johanns Announces Fiscal Year 2006 Conservation Security Program Contracts

06/02/06

Oklahoma Grazing Lands Conservation Association Announces Dollar$ and Sense Conference

05/22/06

Johanns Announces 43 Percent Decline In Total Cropland Erosion (Issued by USDA)

05/22/06

NRCS Unveils New Strategic Plan (Issued by NHQ)

02/01/06

Oklahoma Signup for 2006 Conservation Security Program Announced

12/05/05

Continuous CRP Signup: The Simple, Easy Way to Establish Buffers

12/05/05

Continuous Signup CRP Buffer Strips Offer a Haven for a Variety of Wildlife Species

11/18/05

Announcement of EQIP Fund Availability

11/18/05

USDA Funding Available For Irrigation Water Conservation Measures

11/1805

Announcement of Statewide AFO/CAFO EQIP Fund Availability

11/18/05

Announcement of EQIP Manure Transfer Resource Concerns Fund Availability

11/10/05

Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP) Applications Are Being Accepted

11/09/05

Oklahoma One of Four States USDA Authorizes Watershed Assistance

11/03/05

Announcement of the Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program Fund Availability

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Fiscal Year 2005 Releases

09/26/05

NRCS Announces Web Soil Survey

09/22/05

Conservation Planning Sign-Up Pilot Announced

08/25/05

The 2006 Conservation Security Program Includes Three Oklahoma Watersheds

08/16/05

USDA To Participate In Historic White House Conference On Cooperative Conservation

04/27/05

Governor Henry Proclaims Conservation Day In Oklahoma

04/27/05

Conservation Agency Celebrates 70th Anniversary

03/18/05

USDA Announces Second Sign-Up For The Conservation Security Program

03/18/05

Meetings Set For 2005 Conservation Security Program

02/18/05

USDA-NRCS To Conduct Public Forum On Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

11/02/04

Three Oklahoma Watersheds Included In Historic Expansion Of The National Conservation Security Program

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Fiscal Year 2004 Releases

USDA Announces Selection of First CSP Participants
Watershed Selected For 2004 CSP Sign Up
USDA Announces First Sign-Up For The Conservation Security Program
Meetings Scheduled For New Conservation Program
Conservation Security Program Offers Incentives For Energy Management
Announcement of Grassland Reserve Program Availability

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