NRCS Debuts Improved Conservation Stewardship Program

Agriculture - Generic
Published Thursday, December 22, 2016

CSP applications must be received by February 3, 2017 for funding consideration.

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is currently accepting applications for its improved Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). Applications must be submitted to the local Field Offices by close of business on February 3, 2017.

NRCS has made several updates to the program for 2017 that will help producers to better evaluate their operation's sustainable use of natural resources.  The program will also offer a greatly increased number conservation activities that allow more opportunities to further improve their operation's soil health, water quality, plant health, air quality, livestock production, and fish & wildlife habitat.

People interested in the additional information regarding the updated CSP can visit the new CSP portal at http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/csp or can visit their local Field Office which can be located through https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/co/contact/local/