Tag: NRCS

USDA Seeks Public Comments on Conservation Practice Standards

Conservation district employees: you are uniquely qualified to provide comments on practice standards! NRCS is requesting public comments on how to improve conservation practice standards that support programs such as the Environmental Quality Incentives Program and Conservation Stewardship Program, which help producers cover part of the costs for […]

NRCS office in Orofino on verge of closing

IDAHO, Clearwater SWCD – The Natural Resources Conservation Service plans to close its Orofino office, leaving Clearwater County as the only county in the area without an NRCS office. The NRCS hosts both the Clearwater Soil and Water Conservation District and the Idaho Soil and Water Commission offices, […]

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 […]