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USDA and Partners Complete First-of-its-Kind Sale of Carbon Credits

A U.S. Department of Agriculture grant has helped initiate a partnership that is improving the environment. Chevrolet, a division of General Motors, purchased nearly 40,000 carbon dioxide reduction tons generated on working ranch grasslands in the Prairie Pothole region of … Continue reading

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Producers Reminded to File Forms for Crop Insurance Premium Support

Farmers are reminded that they must have a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification (AD-1026) on file at their local Farm Service Agency office in order to receive support on their premium payments for federal crop insurance. Producers … Continue reading

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StrikeForce helps farmers and ranchers provide communities with local produce

By Beverly Moseley, NRCS An Apache youth, Noah Titla, 13, has chosen to follow in the footsteps of generations of San Carlos Apaches by growing and harvesting his own food. His passion for reconnecting growing food with tribal traditions has … Continue reading

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S.C. StrikeForce Meeting Reaches More Than 100 Producers

By Amy Melissa Overstreet, NRCS Public Affairs Specialist and SC StrikeForce Coordinator It was a collaborative effort to bring more than 100 producers and seven U.S. Department of Agriculture agencies together in one StrikeForce county in South Carolina to reach … Continue reading

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Enrollment Opens for Conservation Stewardship Program

The Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) is open for new enrollment for fiscal year 2014. The program, facilitated by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), helps established conservation stewards take their natural resource management to the next level to help … Continue reading

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