Conservation assistance available for Delaware Farmers.
Up to $260 million nationwide is available for partner proposals to improve the nation's water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability.
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has committed $139,000 in exclusive funding to help Delaware farmers in the Clear Brook-Nanticoke River watershed make improvements on their land to improve water quality.
USDA NRCS recently announced $220 million in funding for 84 conservation partnership projects nationwide. Delaware secured funding for two projects—one state-specific and one regional project shared with Maryland—both benefiting the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Delaware farmers and forestry producers who are committed to improving their land management practices can now sign up for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) or renew expiring CSP contracts to earn incentive payments for the environmental benefits their operations produce.
Date: Nov 2, 2016
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