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Conservation Client Gateway lets you work with NRCS online

NRCS is proud to introduce Conservation Client Gateway, a secure new website that lets you work with NRCS online, when it is most convenient for you.

Request technical assistance;
Apply for financial assistance;
Sign documents;
Track payments and more.
Conservation assistance is just a click away! Read more

NRCS Announces Special Cover Crop Sign-up; Ends June 5th, 2015

Madison, Wis.…… The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced a special funding opportunity to help landowners plant cover crops for erosion control, soil improvement or other conservation needs. Funding for this special sign up period will be $750,000. Cover crops are highly effective in reducing soil erosion, as well as suppressing weeds and building up organic matter and soil health. The cover crop may include rye, oats, millet, wheat, red clover, turnips, canola, radishes, or other species, either alone or in combination. Read more

New nutrient management certification offered

The American Society of Agronomy (ASA) and the International Certified Crop Adviser (ICCA) program announced a new specialty certification in 4R Nutrient Management Planning (NMP). Read more

Fund supports expansion of ag retailer leadership to reduce P losses

With a new grant, the Great Lakes Protection Fund is supporting the IPM Institute of North America to expand its pioneering collaboration with ag retailers throughout the Great Lakes Basin. This expansion of the Partnership for Ag Resource Management project is based on a successful pilot implemented in the Sandusky River Watershed in Ohio. Read more