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Public Notices

The next Virginia State Technical Committee meeting will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. The session will be conducted virtually via Microsoft Teams and is open to all individuals and groups interested in the conservation of natural resources and associated programs and provisions of the Agriculture Act of 2018 (Farm Bill). Those who are not included on the State Technical Committee listserv can contact the Virginia State Office at 804-287-1642 to request a web link or call-in number. 


News Releases


January 2024

Organic Transition Initiative

NRCS Announces Feb. 9 as Second FY2024 Application Batching Date for CSP, EQIP

October 2023

NRCS Announces FY2024 ACEP Easement IRA Application Batching Date

September 2023

NRCS Announces FY2024 Application Batching Date for CSP, EQIP, RCPP

November 2022

NRCS Funds New Partnership Projects (Nov. 7, 2022)

September 2022

NRCS Accepting Applications for 2023 Program Offerings (Sept. 1, 2022)

July 2022

Study Calculates Total Impacts of Virginia Conservation Dollars (July 5, 2022)

May 2022

NRCS Embarks on New Chesapeake Bay Partnership Initiative (May 9, 2022)

April 2022

New Funding Approved for Pittsylvania Dam Rehabilitation (April 29, 2022)
Clifford, Prince William SWCD Water Quality Team Honored with National Earth Team Awards (April 25, 2022)
Illuminating Earth Team Volunteers During National Volunteer Week (April 18, 2022)
NRCS Broadens Focus for 2022 Conservation Innovation Grants (April 5, 2022)

February 2022

Joint Chiefs Partnership to Focus Resources in the Central Appalachian Region (Feb. 14, 2022)
Partnership Project Extension Offers More Funding, Resources for Appalachian Farmers (Feb. 7, 2022)
Oyster Reef Restoration Funding Available for Chesapeake Bay Watermen (Feb. 2, 2022)

January 2022

Opening Doors to Next-Level Land Management through the Conservation Stewardship Program (Jan. 31, 2022)
Virginia NRCS Unveils New Incentives for Climate-Smart Ag (Jan. 18, 2022)



Fiscal Year 2023

More FY23 program fact sheets coming soon.

Fiscal Year 2022

Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP)


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