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Visit NRCS When Transferring Land or Changing Ownership

When working with your local Farm Service Agency office to transfer land ownership, change operators or your corporation, LLC or partnership, don’t forget to stop by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) office, or your contract payments may be in jeopardy.

USDA Seeking Applications for Organic Conservation Practices in Iowa

Financial assistance for implementing conservation practices through NRCS remains available for certified organic farmers or those transitioning to organic agriculture.

USDA Offering Assistance for Wildlife Habitat Conservation Practices

Financial and conservation planning assistance are available through local USDA Service Centers for Iowa farmers and landowners interested in adding wildlife habitat on their land. The next cutoff deadline to fund applications is March 17.

NRCS to Offer Higher Conservation Payment Rates to Iowa Farmers

For the first time, Iowa’s private landowners have the opportunity to implement selected resource conserving practices on their land using a higher than normal payment rate through USDA’s Environment Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).

Conservation Choices

A Guide to 32 Conservation and Environmental Farming Practices

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NRCS Websites & Additional Assistance

Web Applications & Tools

A list of Web-based resources for access to natural resource data collected by NRCS.

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Información de NRCS en español.

NRCS State Websites

Find local program and technical information on our NRCS state websites.

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