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May 20, 2016, 11:53 ET NRCS Expands Targeted Investment to Combat Climate Change

 USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is committing $4.3 million to help farmers and ranchers mitigate the effects...


Mar 29, 2016, 14:14 ET NRCS Invites Proposals for Conservation Innovation Grants

 The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is now accepting proposals for its Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG)...


Jan 14, 2016, 14:12 ET New Air Quality Incentives for Nut Farmers to Adopt Low-Emission Harvesters

California air quality should get a boost from farmers using lower emission harvesting equipment, according to USDA's Natural Resources...


Apr 15, 2014, 12:25 ET 2014 Conservation Easement Applications for Wetlands due May 15

Private landowners interested in enhancing, restoring and protecting wetlands are encouraged to get their applications in soon. The USDA Natural...


Apr 08, 2014, 13:54 ET NRCS California Celebrates Earth Team Volunteer Week

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is celebrating National Volunteer Week by thanking and honoring its Earth Team...


Feb 07, 2014, 13:55 ET California Farmers & Ranchers Offered Drought Help

USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service is providing information for farmers and ranchers interested in applying for the $20 million in...