The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), has announced they will begin utilizing the new Act Now policy.
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Bryan and Chelsea Phipps are using their cattle as tools to improve soil health, reduce erosion and weeds, and harvest one of our planet’s greatest resources – sunlight on their ranch near Brusett, Montana.
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) joins organizations around the world, including the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, in celebrating World Soil Day on Tuesday, December 5, 2023.
Farmers, conservation professionals and project partners gathered to commemorate and celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Lower Fox Demonstration Farms Network.
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.
NRCS staff helps Texas landowner restore pasture and wildlife habitat through conservation planning and the Environmental Quality Incentives Program.
NRCS Director Luis Cruz Arroyo announced the fiscal year 2024 application deadlines for four different funding programs.
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