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Mar 11, 2020, 12:55 ET 2020 Conservation Easement Applications for Agricultural Lands and Wetlands Due by April 10

USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is currently accepting applications for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP)....


Aug 21, 2019, 17:13 ET NRCS Partners in California Receive Funding for Conservation Innovations

This year, six Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) projects were selected for funding. Project approval was awarded to five different organizations...


May 17, 2019, 13:34 ET NRCS California Announces New Assistant State Conservationist for Farm Bill Programs

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is pleased to announce the appointment of RaeAnn Dubay as the new Assistant...


Nov 08, 2018, 14:03 ET Congressman Carbajal Headlines Latino Farmer Conference Held Today

The fourth annual Growing Together Latino Farmer Conference is being held today, in Santa Maria, Calif. More than 200 farmers, along with...


Sep 20, 2018, 13:06 ET NRCS Seeks Input on 2019 Conservation Priorities for California

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California will hold a State Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) meeting on Oct. 10, 2018....


Mar 23, 2017, 17:40 ET $19 Million Available to California's Farmers to Improve Air Quality

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has $19 million available for eligible farmers to implement conservation practices that...


Feb 06, 2017, 10:51 ET NRCS California Concludes Eight-Year Mapping Survey of Los Angeles Soils

USDA's Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) in California has concluded an eight-year project creating an inventory of the soil properties...


Dec 21, 2016, 11:00 ET USDA and CDFA Host Joint Summit on Healthy Soils

The public is invited to a Soils Summit hosted by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and California Department of Food and...


Nov 07, 2016, 12:35 ET Federal Funding Available to Address Tree Mortality on Private Forestlands

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is expanding its initiative to assist private forestland owners in addressing...


Nov 07, 2016, 12:26 ET Farmers and Ranchers Are Encouraged to Submit Their Applications for Federal Conservation Assistance

All farmers and ranchers interested in conservation enhancements are encouraged to submit their applications for the 2017 Environmental Quality...


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 of...


Mar 29, 2016, 02:14 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) program. ...


Jan 14, 2016, 02:12 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 Conservation...


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, 01:54 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, 01:55 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 drought ...


Apr 22, 2013, 12:28 ET NRCS California Celebrates Earth Team Volunteer Week

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is celebrating National Volunteer Week, April 21-27, 2013, by thanking and...


Dec 17, 2012, 02:43 ET 2013 Conservation Easement Applications due February 15 for Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California has set Feb. 15, 2013, as the deadline for accepting applications for the Farm...


Oct 10, 2012, 03:08 ET NRCS California Accepting Applications for Tribal EQIP Initiative

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is partnering with California's tribal nations, for a second year in a row, to...


Aug 16, 2012, 07:01 ET U.S. Congressman Jerry McNerney Praises Partnership Efforts to Restore Local Waterway

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California, the Alameda County Resource Conservation District (ACRCD), and other partners...


Apr 16, 2012, 02:00 ET NRCS California Celebrates Earth Team Volunteer Week

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is celebrating National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, 2012, by thanking and...


Apr 05, 2012, 12:16 ET NRCS Provides Nearly $1 Million to Expand Conservation in the Monterey Bay Region

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California will provide $925,000 in technical and financial assistance to farmers and...


Dec 19, 2011, 03:01 ET NRCS California Allocates $1 Million to Fund Tribal-Specific Conservation Practices

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California has partnered with California's tribal nations to make $1 million available to...


Oct 25, 2011, 01:16 ET NRCS and Partners Preserve Record Number of Farms and Ranches in California

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) California State Office, with the California State Department of Conservation (DOC) and...


Jun 10, 2011, 11:00 ET California Receives Nearly $1 Million for Conservation Partnership Projects

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) California State Office received nearly $1 million to fund three projects through the...