NRCS encourages Rhode Island farmers and forest landowners to sign up for Climate-Smart agriculture & forestry conservation programs before Dec. 15 cut-off date for our first round of FY2024 funding.
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The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) department joined host Kimberly High at Joppy Momma’s Farm in south Dallas for a Groundbreaking Ceremony for a USDA People’s Garden.
Act Now, allows NRCS to quickly approve and obligate a ranked application in a designated ranking pool when an eligible application meets or exceeds a State-determined minimum threshold, ranking score.
Kenneth McAlister, Wichita SWCD Board member for over 30 years, farms and ranches on historic family land in Wichita County, Texas, on property that runs along the southern bank of the Red River. Kenneth has worked with NRCS to improve his soil health using no-till practices and cover crops.
Using the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) financial assistance program, Jeff installed five grassed waterways, a field border, and is now planting cover crops.
Come join use for the 2024 Montana Soil Health Symposium in Billings, MT from Feb. 6-8!
NRCS staff helps Texas landowner restore pasture and wildlife habitat through conservation planning and the Environmental Quality Incentives Program.
Glenn Acres, a 187-acre family ranch tucked into the quiet, rural landscape of Wise County, sits just outside of Bridgeport, Texas. NRCS Texas has been working with the landowner on conservation practices.
USDA Increases Minimum Annual Payment for Conservation Stewardship Program to $4,000 for Rhode Island Clients
NRCS is increasing minimum annual payments to farmers and forest landowners through the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) from $1,500 to $4,000 in fiscal year 2024.
The project, funded through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program, will focus on protecting vital wetlands, agricultural lands, and soil preservation within the Kamas Meadows area of Summit County.