As is common with immigrant farmers, language barriers can create a wall. For Catawba County Hmong husband and wife farmers, Chou Yang (husband) and Chou Yang (wife), their desires for natural resource conservation were stronger than language differences.
The Lowry family is a known leader in Robeson County, the Native American community, and they are respected among their peers for their more than 50 years of leadership.
NRCS targeted $775,000, this year, in financial conservation assistance for North Carolina farmers and forest landowners in persistent poverty rural areas. These funds will help farmers install seasonal high tunnels and forestry related conservation practices.
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is now accepting applications for its new Agricultural Conservation Easements Program (ACEP). ACEP has two components - Agricultural Land Easements (ALE) and Wetland Reserve Easements (WRE).
North Carolina NRCS is currently recruiting for Technical Service Providers to provide assistance with Forestry Management and Prescribed Burn Conservation Activity Plans...more.
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