U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) officials are touting record conservation funding for Iowa farmers and private landowners over the next year thanks in part to the Inflation Reduction Act.
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NRCS Alabama Interns met at the State Office in Auburn, Alabama to share their experiences of working for NRCS this summer.
Farmers and forest landowners interested in Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) or Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) producer contracts need to apply by May 19th for a second round of funding in fiscal year 2023.
USDA Requests Public Input on Key Water Quality Initiatives Public, Partner Comments Requested by April 7
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is asking for public input on two water quality conservation initiatives, the Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative (MRBI) and the National Water Quality Initiative (NWQI).
Iowa farmers interested in implementing new conservation practices on their farms have until March 17 to apply for the next round of Farm Bill program assistance through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), including first-time funding through the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).Iowa
State Conservationist Ivan Dozier announced USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will offer funding for the following Landscape Initiatives throughout the state: Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative (MRBI) and the National Water Quality Initiative (NWQI).
December 16 will be the EQIP application ranking date in Indiana. While NRCS accepts EQIP applications year-round, Indiana producers and landowners should apply by the program specific ranking date to be considered for the current funding cycle.
NRCS seeks new priority watersheds for the Mississippi River Basin Initiative and National Water Quality Initiative
Indiana NRCS announced it is accepting proposals to designate new priority watersheds for the Mississippi River Basin Initiative (MRBI) and National Water Quality Initiative (NWQI).
Voluntary conservation efforts focused in small watersheds can yield big results for locally important waters. See how NRCS, landowners, and partners are working together to improve water quality in Illinois.
Meet Iowa's 2015 Soil Conservation Farmer of the Year Award recipient, Tim Smith, one of the many conservation farmers participating in a USDA program designed to reduce nutrient and sediment loading in the Mississippi River Basin.