Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack invited potential conservation partners, including private industry, non-government organizations, Indian tribes, state and local governments, water districts, and universities to submit project applications for federal funding through the RCPP.
Agricultural producers in Arkansas, Craighead, Cross, Lonoke, St. Francis, Poinsett and Prairie counties have until January 30, 2017, to submit applications for funding consideration to voluntarily implement conservation practices through the NRCS Groundwater Decline Initiative.
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is adding 11 new projects to Working Lands for Wildlife (WLFW), the agency’s targeted, science-based effort to help producers restore and protect habitat for declining species on farms, ranches and working forests.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that 88 high-impact projects across the country will receive $225 million in federal funding as part of the USDA's Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP).
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced an investment of more than $33 million in 197 high-priority watersheds. Producers in the watersheds have until Jan. 30, 2017, to apply for funding consideration at their local NRCS office. More than $1.4 million is available in Arkansas.
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