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.
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.
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.
Pollinators provide crucial assistance to fruit, vegetable and seed crops. Learn how NRCS and other conservation partners are helping landowners protect pollinators.
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.
Read the October 2014 Issue of the Conservation Update!
Watch Louisiana Wetlands Reserve Program Video
Video: Bring Pollinators to Your Farm with Conservation
List Provided As a Courtesy to Louisiana NRCS Cooperators
Recovery Act Watershed Projects in Louisiana
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