USDA Announces New Landmark Conservation Initiatives

This was taken from the USDA website and is very important to restoring wetlands, support outdoor recreation activities, and boost economy.  Thanks for taking the time to read- Ren ORRTANNA, Pa., May 1, 2014—Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that applications are now being accepted for new, landmark conservation initiatives created by the 2014 Farm Bill. The programs will … [Read more...]

Agricultural Conservation Easement Program

The Agricultural Conservation Easement Program was funded with the passing of the 2014 farm bill Overview The Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) provides financial and technical assistance to help conserve agricultural lands and wetlands and their related benefits. Under the Agricultural Land Easements component, NRCS helps Indian tribes, state and local governments and … [Read more...]