USDA Opens Comment Period for ACEP Interim Final Rule

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the USDA is accepting public comments on its interim final rule for the new Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP), designed to help producers protect working agricultural lands and wetlands.

Renewal Option for Expiring CSP Contracts and Deadline Extension for CSP Sign-Up

NRCS Chief Jason Weller announced that USDA is offering a renewal option through Tuesday, March 31, 2015, for eligible producers with expiring CSP contracts. USDA will also extend the deadline for general sign-up CSP applications until Friday, March 13, 2015.

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.

2013 Louisiana Women in Agriculture Conference

NRCS is partnering with Acadiana RC&D to host the 2013 Louisiana Women in Agriculture Conference on August 30, 2013, in Crowley, Louisiana.  Register Today!

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