Welcome to the NRCS Arkansas state web site.
May 17, 2013 - MRBI - Bayou
May 24, 2013 - MRBI - Tyronza
June 14, 2013 - Edge of Field Water Quality Monitoring in Select Watershed
June 14, 2013 - Illinois River Sub-Basin and Eucha Spavinaw Lake Watershed
June 14, 2013 - Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (Statewide and StrikeForce
Applications are due by June
14, 2013, for the following:
Little Rock, AR, May 16, 2013 — Farmers and landowners in Benton and Washington
counties in Arkansas have until June 14, 2013, to submit applications to receive
cost-share assistance to implement conservation practices through the Illinois
River Sub-Basin and Eucha-Spavinaw Lake Watershed Initiative. Applicants can
sign up at the Benton and Washington county USDA Natural Resources Conservation
Service (NRCS) field service centers.
Little Rock, AR, May 16, 2013 — Farmers and landowners statewide have until
June 14, 2013, to submit applications to receive cost-share assistance to
implement conservation activities through the Wildlife Habitat Incentives
Program (WHIP) for the 2013 program year.
In addition, WHIP funding is also available through the USDA StrikeForce
Initiative in the following counties: Arkansas, Bradley, Chicot, Clark,
Columbia, Dallas, Desha, Drew, Hempstead, Howard, Jackson, Lafayette, Lawrence,
Lee, Mississippi, Monroe, Nevada, Newton, Ouachita, Phillips, Randolph, Searcy,
Sevier, St. Francis, and Woodruff.
Little Rock, Ark., May 13, 2013 – Farmers and landowners in Arkansas
have until June 14, 2013, to submit applications to receive financial
assistance for a new project to monitor edge of field water quality on
agricultural lands in targeted watersheds throughout the state.
Applicants can sign up at their local U.S. Department of Agriculture
Natural Resources Conservation Service field service center.
Programs Web Page
Sign-Up Deadline, May 24, 2013, for Tyronza MRBI
project in Mississippi and Poinsett counties
Little Rock, Ark., April 24, 2013 – Farmers and landowners in the approved
watershed for portions of Mississippi and Poinsett counties in Arkansas have
until May 24, 2013, to submit applications to receive financial assistance to
implement conservation practices through the Tyronza Mississippi River Basin
Healthy Watershed Initiative (MRBI) project. The ranking process will be
completed by June 3, 2013.
Bayou Meto (Middle)
MRBI Web Page
Little Rock, AR, April 15, 2013 — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently
announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) launched its
”StrikeForce” Initiative in 10 additional states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona,
North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah and
Virginia. The primary goal of the StrikeForce Initiative is to increase
partnerships with rural communities and leverage community resources in
targeted, persistent poverty communities. Vilsack noted that through the
StrikeForce Initiative, USDA will do more to partner with local and state
governments and community organizations on projects that promote economic
development and job creation.
Arkansas NRCS StrikeForce Web Page
Don't Miss Your Chance to Provide the Facts Straight from the Farm
WASHINGTON, May 6, 2013 – With the window to respond to the 2012 Census of
Agriculture officially closing on May 31, the U.S. Department of Agriculture
(USDA) is urging farmers and ranchers not to miss this opportunity to be counted
and help determine the future of farming in America. USDA has already received
more than 2 million completed Census forms.
Census of Agriculture Online Response
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