NRCS accepting partner proposals to improve the nation's water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability.
USDA is making funding available for new Conservation Innovation Grants nationwide to spark the development and adoption of cutting-edge conservation technologies and approaches for farmers, ranchers and other landowners.
$150 million in funding is available for agricultural producers through the Conservation Stewardship Program. NRCS accepts applications throughout the year, but producers should submit applications by March 31.
Burchell Blevins has been named Landowner of the Year for Kentucky’s Southeast Region for his continued dedication to conservation maintenance, improving wildlife habitat and outreach activities.
Cain Family Farms in Knox County was recently awarded the Grazing Hero Award at the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts Annual Convention. The award is given to the most sustainable beef cattle operation in the state.
Date: Mar 21, 2016
- Jun 17, 2016
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