Category: Partners

Secretary Perdue Names New NRCS Chief

WASHINGTON, December 3, 2018 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today the appointment of Matthew J. “Matt” Lohr to serve as Chief of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). In his role, Lohr will provide leadership for NRCS and its mission to […]

Pear growers wanted for irrigation efficiencies project

WASHINGTON – Washington State University and Cascadia Conservation District are inviting pear growers to apply to be part of a demonstration project looking into ways to increase fruit quality and improve irrigation efficiency.  If selected, participants will receive up to $10,000 in cost share for irrigation system improvements […]