Tag Archives: conservation

CRP signup runs through Feb. 12

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Agricultural producers and private landowners interested in the Conservation Reserve Program  can sign up for the program through Feb. 12. The competitive program, administered by U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency, provides annual rental payments for land devoted to conservation purposes. “This signup for the Conservation Reserve Program gives producers and landowners an opportunity to enroll for the first ... Read More »

State-Winning Farmers

Swisher Sweets Farmer of the Year

Two peanut farmers, one from Virginia and another from Mississippi, were selected as state winners of the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award. Peanuts are an important part of the crop mix for two of the nine Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year state winners. Let’s take a closer look at the two peanut producers ... Read More »

Conservation Media Library

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This new resource from the Soil and Water Conservation Society offers how-to guides for implementing management practices. If you are looking to know more about the latest techniques for preserving water quality and reducing soil loss, there is now a one-stop resource for that information. The Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS) recently unveiled the Conservation Media Library, a comprehensive ... Read More »