November 30, 2017
Adding Value to Your Land with NRCS
The NRCS works alongside farmers and private landowners to help them address natural resource concerns like erosion and water quality and achieve their goals for the property/operation. All over Virginia, NRCS staff are collaborating with producers to develop conservation systems that make agricultural operations more efficient, productive, and profitable. These systems can also reduce off-site impacts, support compliance with environmental regulations, and protect eligibility for USDA programs like crop insurance. This presentation will offer an update on NRCS services and opportunities available through Farm Bill programs.
The Virginia Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition is a state-wide and coalition-based Extension program, housed in Virginia Tech’s Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education. Funding was sponsored by the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Award #2017-70011-26861, and the Southern Risk Management Education Center Grant #545015. For more information about the program or funding, contact Kim Niewolny, Program Director and Extension Specialist, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-231-5784.
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