The 2014 Farm Bill is streamlining key conservation programs but will continue to equip Virginia farmers and forest landowners with the tools they need to address resource concerns while helping the environment. Click the link above to learn more.
NRCS is offering $350K in Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) this year for Virginia projects focused on soil health, silvopasture establishment, nutrient management, wetland restoration design, and economics. Selected applicants will be notified by May 23, 2014.
Virginia is part of the StrikeForce for Rural Growth and Opportunity - which seeks to make USDA programs and services more accessible to enhance the quality of life in rural communities. Participating agencies offer resources for community projects in the state's targeted area.
Whether you’re 14 or 74, you can help protect Virginia’s natural resources and offer valuable services to the state's private landowners with Earth Team. Volunteering is also great work experience college resumes and the job market.
Natural wetlands benefit the environment, communities, and wildlife. NRCS can help you remove marginal acreage from ag production and restore it to a functioning wetland.
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