U.S. Forest Service officials from the Kisatchie National Forest along with representatives from the U.S Mint will host a ceremony to launch the new Kisatchie National Forest Quarter on April 22, 2015 at 10 am at the Alexandria Riverfront Center in downtown Alexandria.
There will be a grazingland field day on Friday, April 10, 2015 from 10 am - 2:30 pm at Jay Duhon Farm, southwest of Sulphur, Louisiana.
NRCS in Louisiana has planned a series of soil health workshops across the state during the first week of April. Ag producers are invited to attend and learn more on the importance of soil health, cover crops and forage management. There is no cost to attend.
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.
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.
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