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2017

Prescribed burn contractors in Arkansas as of November 17, 2017 (PDF)

USDA NRCS is accepting applications through December 15, 2017, for seven Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative Projects in Arkansas

Final Public Information Meeting Scheduled to discuss the Voluntary Watershed-Based Management Plan for the Buffalo River Watershed - October 12, 2017 - Jasper, AR

Monarch and Pollinator Summit 2017

NRCS State Technical Committee Meeting and Minutes for meeting held October 3, 2017

 

2016

Water Summit Presentations

News Release, February 4, 2016 - USDA to Invest $150 Million through Conservation Stewardship Program to Help Improve Working Lands

 

2015

Monarch Presentations

News Release, December 2015 - USDA Announces $350 Million Available to Help States, Private Partners Protect and Restore Grasslands, Wetlands, and Working Lands

News Release, June 23, 2015 - USDA Announces New Tool to Monitor Dams, Keep Communities Safe

Event, June 25, 2015 - 5th Annual "Tomatoes at the Trotter" - Monticello (PDF)

New Release, June 12, 2015 - Conservation Practice Enables Farmers to Measure Benefits of Investments in Targeted Arkansas Watersheds

News Release, May 29, 2015 - Secretary Vilsack Announces Additional 800,000 Acres Dedicated to Conservation Reserve Program for Wildlife Habitat and Wetlands

Conservation Opportunity - Arkansas Mud Drive

News Release, May 28, 2015 - July 2 application deadline set for 3 RCPP projects

Success Story, May 27, 2015 - Arkansas: Upper Illinois River - Watershed Restoration Efforts Reduce Turbidity in River

News Release, May 14, 2015 - Conservation Resolution Passes Senate

News Release, May 14, 2015 - USDA Announces Funding to Assist with Organic Certification Costs

Announcement, May 4, 2015 - RCCP announcement for Program Funding - USDA NRCS (PDF)

News Release, May 8, 2015 - Arkansas NRCS Announces Funding for Innovative Grants

News Release, April 15, 2015 - NRCS announces sign-up deadline for confined animal feeding operation project in 4 Arkansas counties

News Release, April 15, 2015 - EQIP Offers Feral Hog Management Pilot Program

Picture of feral hogs.

News Release, April 15, 2015 - NRCS announces application deadline for financial assistance to restore and improve forest health in 29 western Arkansas counties

News Release, April 3, 2015 - Funds Available to Protect, Restore Ag Working Lands, Grasslands, and Wetlands

 

Previous Years

Stream Segments Removed from the List of Impaired Waterbodies in 2014 - Arkansas Natural Resources Commission - May 2014

USDA Report: Conservation Work Minimizes Sediment, Nutrient Runoff

Arkansas Grazing Land Coalition Conferences

USDA and Partners to Restore Wetlands in the Mississippi River Basin

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Accepting Wildlife Applications through June 8, 2012, for Three Mississippi River Basin Initiative projects in Arkansas

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Sponsors Public Meeting in Star City on the National Water Quality Initiative

Partners for Fish & Wildlife Program Cheat Sheet (PDF)

Natural Resources Conservation Service, Arkansas Forestry Commission and Arkansas Forestry Association Sign MOU to Assist Private Forest Landowners

NRCS Offers Conservation Technical Assistance Funding To Conservation Partners in Arkansas (PDF)

News Release, July 13, 2011 - Arkansas NRCS Receives $4.264 Million in Additional Program Funds to Assist Producers (PDF)

Arkansas Grazing Lands Coalition Grant Application (PDF)

Wetlands Reserve Program

NRCS Program Application Deadlines

 

NRCS Subcommittee Reports Recommendations and Actions

 

Grazing Lands Technical Drawings from Arkansas NRCS

Poultry Composting Video - Washington County

On Farm Mortality Management Options (PDF) - Dr. Karl VanDevender, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture
Two-Stage Poultry Mortality Composting– Daily Management Is Essential - FSA1045 (PDF)

USDA Announces Initiative to Improve Agricultural Energy Conservation and Efficiency (PDF)
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service State Conservationist Mike Sullivan announced sign up for the On-Farm Energy Audit/ Implementation Initiative designed to help agricultural producers transition to more energy efficient operations ends Feb. 11, 2011, for funding consideration this year. This initiative is designed to save both money and energy when fully implemented.

2011 EQIP Ranking Questions for Forest Land Use (PDF)
Question number 10 in the State questions is new and a result of our group’s discussion. Some of the clarifiers for these questions given the DCs will also be changed.

FRN for NWPL (PDF)
As of, January 6th the FRN for NWPL has been announced and published.  If you need help there is a "Contact Us" email link on the homepage and they will assist you. You will have to accept that DoD web certificate to enter the site the first time if they are outside of DoD.

Arkansas Bulletin No. 300-11-4 - January 19, 2011 (PDF)
LTP - Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (WHIP) Revised Implementation Schedule

2011 Walton Family Foundation Conservation Grant Request for Proposals (PDF)
The Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture (LMVJV), working in cooperation with the Walton Family Foundation (WFF), has been authorized to identify projects and facilitate funding in support of habitat restoration on frequently flooded agricultural lands within the delta of Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Interested organizations and agencies should carefully review the guidelines and recommendations outlined in this request for proposals and submit the required project proposal to steve_c_brock@fws.gov no later than 5:00 p.m. CST on March 30, 2011.

USDA Provides Update on Seasonal High Tunnel Pilot (PDF)
Sign-up period for EQIP Organic funding is now through March 4, 2011

Timber Tax Tips 2010 (PDF)
While our forestry industry continues to suffer there are some landowners who may have harvested timber and need this information to prepare their tax returns. 
 

 

 


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