Riparian Area Management Training Course

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Interested in grazing management processes and strategies for riparian-wetland areas? The National Riparian Service Team and the Bureau of Land Management NV state office are sponsoring a training-taking place August 22 through August 24th. This is an excellent opportunity for permittees, agency personnel, and others who are involved with planning, managing, or evaluating riparian grazing systems. The objective of the … Read More

Conservation funding aims to improve irrigation efficiency, protect and enhance sage-grouse habitat, manage livestock and reduce soil loss

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Apply by October 20 for Fiscal Year 2018 EQIP Funding The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is offering financial and technical assistance to help agricultural producers apply conservation practices on their private land as well as their public land allotments. Agricultural producers are encouraged to apply for funds available through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). Applications must be received before … Read More

Nevada Farm Bureau Summer Picnic By Churchill County Farm Bureau

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BBQ season is full swing! Saturday July 8th Churchill County Farm Bureau held their annual summer picnic. This event is a great opportunity for all involved Farm Bureau members to meet, mingle and interact with one-another along with guest such as county and state elected officials. “This event is a time for members to come together in a casual setting … Read More

Conjunctive Water Management To Take Shape In Regulations For Humboldt River Corridor

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The Nevada State Water Engineer’s office recently contacted Nevada Farm Bureau regarding the administrative rulemaking process that is underway to define how Humboldt River Decreed water rights and groundwater rights will be conjunctively managed. This administrative rulemaking process requires the need to obtain and consider the impact of a regulation on small businesses and this is the focus in current … Read More

Financial and Technical Assistance Available For Sage Grouse Conservation Work

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Private agricultural landowners who are interested in becoming involved as participants in Nevada’s Conservation Credit System (CCS) for sage grouse conservation might need to do some pre-habitat improvement projects to enhance their ability to participate in the credit system. The State of Nevada and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are now partnering on a Regional Conservation Protection Partnership effort, … Read More

All-American July 4th Cookout Down Slightly, Remains Under $6 Per Person

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A cookout of Americans’ favorite foods for the Fourth of July, including hot dogs, cheeseburgers, pork spare ribs, potato salad, baked beans, lemonade and chocolate milk, will cost slightly less this year, coming in at less than $6 per person, says the American Farm Bureau Federation.  Farm Bureau’s informal survey reveals the average cost of a summer cookout for 10 … Read More

Legislation Offers Relief From Federal Water Extortion

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The recent Water Rights Protection Act (H.R. 2939), introduced in the House on Tuesday June 20th, could bring U.S. ranchers much-needed relief from ongoing efforts by the federal government to extort privately owned water rights from law-abiding citizens. H.R. 2939, if passed, would bar the federal government from seizing state-granted water rights from ranchers and restore basic property rights to … Read More

EQIP Sign-up In Support of the Nevada Conservation Credit System RCPP Project Apply by July 17

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The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is offering Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) financial and technical assistance to agricultural producers interested in completing conservation projects that improve and protect greater sage-grouse (GRSG) habitat through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP).  The RCPP encourages conservation partners from across the nation to join in efforts with agricultural producers to increase the restoration … Read More