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NRCS Caribbean Area Accepting Applications for Joint Chief’s Landscape Restoration Partnership

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The Joint Chiefs’ Landscape Restoration Partnership is one of 14 projects selected across the U.S. bringing together agricultural producers, forest landowners, and National Forest System lands to improve forest health.

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USDA Biofouling Conservation Practice Signup Extended for Rhode Island Oyster Farmers

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NRCS is extending our fiscal year 2024 signup to June 7, 2024, for Rhode Island oyster farmers interested in Bivalve Aquaculture Gear and Biofouling Control. Shellfish farmers can apply for this practice only under this specific extension. No additional conservation practices will be offered.

Success Story

Legacy to LLC — A Generational Tradition of Conservation Farming

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Instilled with commitment to land stewardship, the next generation of Kane Dairy farmers set out to take their parent’s vision for helping the family land reach new conservation levels with financial and technical assistance from NRCS programs.

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Giving the Land Back to Nature

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After attending a Pollinator Field Day event, Leslie Meyer of Hideaway Farm decided to “bring back the balance of nature and give something back” by converting fourteen acres of her land to a native prairie planting habitat for pollinators and wildlife with help from her local NRCS service center.

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USDA Conservation Funds Available to Michigan Farmers and Forest Owners

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Applications for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program for producers in Michigan must be submitted by Nov. 17, 2023, for the current round of funding. Additional selection dates may be announced if remaining funds are available.