nrcs http://tristatesradio.com en Some Conservation Programs Expire with Farm Bill http://tristatesradio.com/post/some-conservation-programs-expire-farm-bill <p>The farm bill expired at the end of September which means funding for conservation programs has dried up too, but that’s not true for not all conservation programs. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 13:45:49 +0000 Scott Stuntz 42524 at http://tristatesradio.com Some Conservation Programs Expire with Farm Bill USDA Recommends New Practice to Combat Drought http://tristatesradio.com/post/usda-recommends-new-practice-combat-drought <p>The USDA wants farmers to use a new conservation practice to help control the water levels in their fields. Tue, 27 Aug 2013 19:10:30 +0000 Scott Stuntz 39610 at http://tristatesradio.com USDA Recommends New Practice to Combat Drought Wetland Reserve Program to Accept Farmers http://tristatesradio.com/post/wetland-reserve-program-accept-farmers <p>The federal government will pay farmers not to damage wetlands this year,but there have been delays. Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:10:44 +0000 Scott Stuntz 32631 at http://tristatesradio.com Wetland Reserve Program to Accept Farmers USDA Works with Farmers to Cut Greenhouse Gases http://tristatesradio.com/post/usda-works-farmers-cut-greenhouse-gases <p>A program across Illinois and Iowa is looking at ways for farmers to help reduce the amount of greenhouse gases they produce, and to be compensated for it.</p><p>The program explores ways farmers can change the way they apply nitrogen fertilizer to reduce the amount of nitrous oxide gas that is created. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 21:28:16 +0000 Scott Stuntz 28837 at http://tristatesradio.com USDA Works with Farmers to Cut Greenhouse Gases Wetland Restoration Program Funding in Question http://tristatesradio.com/post/wetland-restoration-program-funding-question <p>The future remains uncertain for a federal conservation program that helps restore wetlands across the Midwest. The Wetlands Reserve Program provides money to farmers who take former wetlands out of production and restore them. Fri, 01 Feb 2013 17:37:25 +0000 Scott Stuntz 28198 at http://tristatesradio.com Wetland Restoration Program Funding in Question