IL NRCS

EQIP and CSP Will Continue
8:45 am
Tue October 22, 2013

Some Conservation Programs Expire with Farm Bill

The wetland reserve program is no longer authorized due to the lack of a farmbill.
Credit http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu

The farm bill expired at the end of September which means funding for conservation programs has dried up too, but that’s not true for not all conservation programs.

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Drainage Water Management
2:10 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

USDA Recommends New Practice to Combat Drought

Installing drainage water management device in Indiana. The NRCS is recommending Illinois farmers use the devices.
Credit Purdue University

The USDA wants farmers to use a new conservation practice to help control the water levels in their fields.

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Delayed by Sequester and lack of Farm Bill
3:10 pm
Wed April 24, 2013

Wetland Reserve Program to Accept Farmers

THE WRP buys some rights from land owners to protect wetlands.
Credit www.il.nrcs.usda.gov/

The federal government will pay farmers not to damage wetlands this year,but there have been delays.

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