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$260 Million Available for Conservation Partnership Projects

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.

Funds Available to Target Conservation in Clear Brook-Nanticoke Watershed

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.

Delaware Farmers to Benefit Big from Partnership-Driven Conservation Projects

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 Encouraged to Sign Up for Stewardship Program

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.

A Loving Family "Transition"

Bison farmer Bobbi Lester cares for the land with as much passion as her father. As a little girl, he taught her the ropes of bison farming. When her father lost his battle to cancer, Bobbi and her husband stepped right up to continue farming the way he would have wanted—as a family.

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