Gold Ridge Resource Conservation District

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USDA Seeks Comments on New Conservation Stewardship Rule

As the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s rapid implementation of the 2014 Farm Bill continues, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced proposed changes to the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), one of USDA’s largest conservation programs for working agricultural lands.

“Farmers, ranchers, and non-industrial forestland owners enrolled in the Conservation Stewardship Program are our nation’s conservation leaders as they go the extra mile to conserve our natural resources,” Vilsack said. “This program continues to enable owners and managers of private lands to reach the next level of conservation.”

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Source:  USDA News Release 0246.14

November 5, 2014

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