USDA Seeks Comments on New Conservation Stewardship Rule

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced proposed changes to the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP).  USDA is seeking public comment on the rule through January 5, 2015.  Public comments will be used to finalize the final rule. 

Bayou Bartholomew Outdoor Business Workshop for Landowners

Registration is now open for the Bayou Bartholomew Outdoor Business Workshop for Landowners in Oak Grove, Louisiana on October 16, 2014.  NRCS is one of the sponsors of this one-day workshop hosted by the LSU AgCenter.

2014 Master Farmer University Begins January 16 at West Monroe Convention Center

The Louisiana Master Farmer program will offer a two-day workshop – called Master Farmer University – beginning January 16 at the West Monroe Convention Center and concluding with a farm tour on January 17. Please read attached flyer.

NRCS Supports Pollinators

Pollinators provide crucial assistance to fruit, vegetable and seed crops. Learn how NRCS and other conservation partners are helping landowners protect pollinators.

Louisiana Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative

Through the Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative (MBHI), NRCS will work with farmers, ranchers and other landowners to manage portions of their land to enhance habitat for migrating birds. MBHI projects will benefit wildlife, landowners, and the environment for years to come.

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October 2014 Conservation Update

Read the October 2014 Issue of the Conservation Update!

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