Wednesday, February 24, 2021
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For the Conservation Stewardship Program, NRCS now enrolls eligible, high-ranking applications based on dollars rather than acres. Also, higher payment rates are now available for cover crops and crop rotations.

The Natural Resources Conservation Service offers funding opportunities for landowners. Find out how to get NRCS assistance in five steps.

NRCS offers easement programs to landowners who want to maintain or enhance their land in a way beneficial to agriculture and/or the environment.

Developing a good conservation plan is the first step to managing natural resources on your farm and ensuring they remain available for future generations.

The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service opened a new three-year initiative to provide accelerated conservation assistance for farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin, including land in Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio. The Environmental Quality Incentives Program will be used to fund applications.

Central State University has secured $2 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service to support the development of a well-qualified and diverse pool of students interested in agriculture/engineering.

The funding is part of a $350 million national effort by USDA to protect and restore key farmlands, grasslands, and wetlands through NRCS' Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP).

An interim standard spells out how gypsum can be incorporated as part of various conservation programs and NRCS financial assistance options for gypsum applications.

Harry Kenney, of Kenney Farms: "We are trying to maintain high quality forage as close to year around and winter feeding with hay. If a cow can’t live on hay and grass I don’t want it here.”

COLUMBUS — Ohio farmers rely on bees to pollinate more than 70 crops, but 50 to 80 percent of the honeybees raised by Ohio’s...