Wednesday, February 21, 2024
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Terry Cosby, the new NRCS chief, has worked with the USDA for more than 40 years. He's stayed with the department for the same reason he joined: to make sure NRCS services are available to everyone.

The Pennsylvania Veteran Farming Project kicked off its series of field days June 4with a tour of Pyma Love Farm, in Linesville, Pennsylvania.

Terry Cosby, Ohio state conservationist and acting chief of the Natural Resources Conservation Service has been appointed to serve as chief of the NRCS.

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).