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Conservation Stewardship Program: Major Changes and Sign-Up ProcessNovember 23, 2016 View Farminar Pre-recorded The USDA’s Conservation Stewardship Program is the largest conservation program in the U.S. with 70 million acres of productive agricultural and forest land enrolled. The program – intended to help producers improve soil and water quality and wildlife habitat on their farmland [...]

November 23, 2016 


The deadline—February 27, 2015—is rapidly approaching to apply for enrollment in the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). CSP is a competitive USDA-NRCS program that supports farmers in maintaining, improving, and adding additional conservation to their farm operations. Practical Farmers has supported this program since its inception, and numerous members have taken advantage of the program to […]

February 12, 2015 


The Farm Bill is rolling again. Last week, versions of the bill moved through the House and Senate Ag committees in the process called “mark-up.” Iowa is uniquely poised with 3 of our congressfolk on these committees (Grassley & Harkin in the Senate; King in the House), so our Action Alert crew was called in […]

May 22, 2013 


ACTION NEEDED—MAKE A CALL TO SUPPORT WORKING LANDS CONSERVATION Farmers and the environment both benefit from federal conservation programs. Farmers count on them to conserve soil for future generations, keep water and air clean, and create habitat for wildlife – all while farming profitably. As one farmer who uses the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) put […]

April 2, 2013 


Conservation Stewardship Program funded for 2013 Get in the door and sign up before spring planting For Release: March 28, 2013 Download PDF (99 KB) View Fullscreen

March 28, 2013 


Do you value federal programs like the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) or Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)? Then follow the lead of three PFI farmers and make your voices heard. “If you value conservation, beginning farmer or local foods programs, you need to tell your representatives,” says Jerry Peckumn, who runs Peckumn Farm on about […]

April 10, 2012 


USDA Announces Conservation Stewardship Program Applications Due January 13For Release: December 20, 2011 Download PDF (579 KB) View Fullscreen

December 20, 2011 


USDA Conservation Program Deadlines Draw NearFor Release: December 29, 2010 Download PDF (246 KB) View Fullscreen

December 29, 2010 


Conservation Stewardship Program “Open for Business” a Little Longer!For Release: June 4, 2010 Download PDF (243 KB) View Fullscreen

June 4, 2010 


Practical Farmers of Iowa to host CSP farminar June 1For Release: May 25, 2010 Download PDF (237 KB) View Fullscreen

May 25, 2010