Puerto Rico is in the grip of a severe drought of historic proportions. The eastern part of the island has now suffered through over three months without significant rainfall, and nearly 85% of the territory is under a water deficit. Farmers on the island are among the hardest hit.
Conservation Client Gateway is a new public website that allows farmers to request technical and financial assistance, review and sign conservation plans, request and track payments for completed contract items, and much more!
NRCS is accepting partnership project proposals for conservation easements to protect, restore and enhance critical wetlands on private agricultural land in the Caribbean Area. Proposals are due July 31, 2015. Learn more...
USDA-FNS, NRCS & RD officials join local NGO, Agro-Juvenil 2.0, for a hands-on Huerto comunitario como herramienta para transformar la comunidad workshop at the Hormigueros Apartments Multi-Family Housing Community the first week of June.
NRCS Caribbean Area Director, Edwin Almodóvar, announces StrikeForce increases to EQIP funding for under-served farmers during La Fortaleza Earth Day celebration; with First Lady Wilma Pastrana-Jiménez, PR Agriculture Secretary, Dr. Myrna Comas and USDA dignitaries.
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