The 2018 joint meeting of the NACD Southwest and Pacific Regions will take place Sept. 17 – 20 in Kennewick, Wash., hosted by the Washington Association of Conservation Districts. Click here to register – early registration ends Sept. 1. Hotel: SpringHill Suites in Kennewick, Wash. Hotel rooms can […]
NACD President Brent Van Dyke wrote on June 12, 2018 to Senate Agriculture Committee leaders about the Farm Bill. Van Dyke expressed NACD’s support for the work and time spent by the committee and for supporting conservation programs. NACD expressed concern with funding for the Regional Conservation Partnership […]
NATIONAL – On March 31, NACD announced over 200 positions funded in partnership with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to deliver technical assistance to landowners in 45 states and three territories. The majority of the work carried out with these grants is devoted to conservation planning and […]
NATIONAL – The National Association of Conservation Districts also expressed its disappointed [sic]. “Today’s defeat brings us further away from passing a new farm bill on time and providing producers with the certainty they need to continue feeding and clothing this nation,” Brent Van Dyke, NACD president, said. […]
NATIONAL – The 2018 NACD Summer Conservation Forum and Tour and Southeast Region meeting will occur Aug. 3 – 8, 2018 at the Williamsburg Lodge in Williamsburg, Va. To book your room, click here or call 1-800-261-9530 and say you’re with the 2018 NACD Summer Leadership Conference.
WASHINGTON – Several years ago, Doug Rushton had an idea. Some conservation districts in his home state of Washington had a forester on staff, but others did not. What if those without could borrow the neighboring district’s forester? What if Washington’s conservation districts could share resources to get […]
NATIONAL – Joining the CO Ag News Network and FarmCast Radio to discuss National Stewardship Week and other topics is the Jeremy Peters, who serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of Conservation Districts… Topics within the interview include: National Stewardship Week Recap Farm Bill Update […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) sent a letter to House Agriculture Committee leadership outlining the organization’s reaction to the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 […]