USDA Conservation Funding News

Final Week to Submit Pre-Proposals for the Regional Conservation Partnership Program

Monday, July 14, 2014 is the last day to submit pre-proposals to the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP).  Through RCPP, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) partners with producer associations or cooperatives, units of state or local governments, Indian tribes, water or irrigation districts or utilities, institutions of higher education, or other organizations that have a history of working with producers, to deliver federal farm bill conservation assistance to farmers to address specific natural resource and environmental concerns in a specific region or state.  Read more…

Conservation Stewardship Program Renewal Process Starting

Farmers and ranchers who enrolled in the the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) in 2010 can re-enroll their farms for another five years by submitting a renewal application to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resource Conservation (NRCS).  The window to apply to re-enroll extends from July 11 to September 12, 2014.  Read more…

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