NRCS

The Rock County Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announces that producers interested in increasing monarch butterfly habitat on private lands need to apply for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) – Monarch Butterfly Habitat Development Project by Aug. 19. This deadline...
The Beaver Creek Watershed is now considered a priority in terms of federal funds to control erosion. That’s good news for 43 flood repair projects on eroded agricultural land according to a June 20 work group meeting at the Rock County Land Management Office. Since the 2014 flood events, the...
The Rock County Land Management Office in cooperation with the Natural Resources Conservation Service will convene a local work group meeting to provide guidance and discuss local resource conservation concerns and NRCS programs in the county. The next meeting will be 8 a.m. Monday, June 20, at the...
The Rock County Natural Resources Conservation Service is looking for volunteers to assist with the agency’s education and outreach events. In recognition of National Volunteer Week April 10-16, NRCS is encouraging more people to volunteer locally and to thank those who gave of their time in 2015...
Local farmers making structural improvements to their operations with federal funds are finding themselves on a waiting list. Kurt Halfmann, Natural Resource Conservation Service district conservationist, said there are significant delays in the approval process. He said 21 producers have completed...
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