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USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service
$131 Million Invested in Conservation in California in Fiscal Year 2011
January 1st, 2012
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California worked hand-in-hand with thousands of farmers and ranchers, awarding $131 million to help them protect water, soil and air resources, wildlife, forests, and rangelands throughout the State in fiscal year 2011. Agricultural producers also paid approximately 50 percent of the conservation costs with their own money.
NRCS California entered into more than 2,200 contracts with agricultural producers this fiscal year. The funding was distributed through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) as well as other programs providing cost share and easement opportunities.
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Source: VerticalNews (2012-01-01)