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Strike Force Initiative for Rural Growth and Opportunity

Now accepting 2016 funding applications for approved locations. Final application date, February 19, 2016 for crop, farmstead, pasture, range and forest land uses concerning all North Dakota approved conservation practices.

$150 Million for Producers to Improve Working Lands through CSP

NRCS is making available $150 million for agricultural producers through the Conservation Stewardship Program in fiscal 2016, which will add an estimated 10 million acres to the rolls of USDA’s largest conservation program.

USDA seeks proposals for market-based wetland protection systems.

NRCS will provide $9 million to help States, local governments or other interested third-party entities develop wetland mitigation banks that restore, create, or enhance wetland ecosystems.

Honey Bees in North Dakota

Honey bees pollinate $15 billion worth of crops each year, including more than 130 fruits and vegetables. Managed honey bees are important to American agriculture because they pollinate a wide variety of crops, contributing to food diversity, security and profitability.

2014 Farm Bill Conservation Compliance

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) updated its process for identifying wetlands on private lands in the Prairie Pothole Region, as part of an effort to make use of new technology to improve our accuracy and efficiency in wetland identification.


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