Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief Bruce Knight discusses the new Conservation Security Program.
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Knight says meetings are being held throughout the country to hear from farmers and ranchers on how they see the program working in anticipation of a summer sign-up period
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Although NRCS’ professional staff is available to help in decision-making, Knight says a self-assessment process will help farmers and ranchers determine their particular needs.
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Knight says the new program gives his agency a tool to meet every conservation need and objective producers might have.
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Farmers and ranchers are urged to utilize NRCS resources now to complete their conservation plans for the coming crop year.