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Tip for Raising EQIP Payment Rate for Prescribed Burns

Potential approaches to raising payment rates for prescribed burns.

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USDA Announces Additional Assistance for Cattle, Row Crop Producers

USDA Announces Additional Assistance for Cattle, Row Crop Producers

USDA announced today more than $12 billion for the Pandemic Assistance for Producers, which will help farmers and ranchers who previously did not qualify for COVID-19 aid and expand assistance to farmers who have already received help. Farmers who previously submitted CFAP applications will not have to apply again. Sign-up for the new program begins on April 5.

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A Natural Treasure: Florida's Sandhills & Grasslands

A Natural Treasure: Florida's Sandhills & Grasslands

Learn how local and state partners with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service have permanently protected a pristine sandhill grassland ecosystem in north-central Florida from rapidly advancing development.

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USDA Launches Strategy to Continue Conserving the Gopher Tortoise and its Critical Habitat

USDA Launches Strategy to Continue Conserving the Gopher Tortoise and its Critical Habitat

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has released its new 5-year plan to conserve the Southeast’s threatened gopher tortoise by focusing on the conservation and restoration of its key habitat, the longleaf pine forests. Acting NRCS Chief Kevin Norton told Southeast AgNet the fate of the gopher tortoise is linked to habitat quality, and efforts to conserve habitat on private lands will be critical to its continued survival.

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A Prophet Of Soil Gets His Moment Of Fame

A Prophet Of Soil Gets His Moment Of Fame

More than 40 years ago, in Nigeria, a young scientist named Rattan Lal encountered an idea that changed his life — and led, eventually, to global recognition and a worldwide movement to protect the planet's soil.

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Healing from the Inside Out

Healing from the Inside Out

Perspectives from the first Indigenous woman to ever serve as a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Native American liaison

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Amazing Creatures in Longleaf Pine Flatwoods and Sandhills

Amazing Creatures in Longleaf Pine Flatwoods and Sandhills

A wide diversity of remarkable animals calls longleaf pine flatwoods and sandhills habitats home.

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