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NACD Expresses Disappointment in Trump’s Budget

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The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) is extremely disappointed that President Donald Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget request includes a 21 percent cut to the Department of Agriculture (USDA). Many of USDA’s voluntary, incentive-based conservation programs are crucial to promoting the wise and responsible use of natural resources in this country. “Without USDA conservation programs, America’s farmers, ranchers, and …

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Congress Reintroduces Legislation to Cut Red Tape For Conservationists

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The National Association of Conservation Districts is pleased to support legislation introduced this week in both the Senate and House to exempt America’s conservationists from unnecessary and burdensome reporting requirements. “Farm bill and Natural Resources Conservation Service programs help American producers provide our nation with clean water and healthy soils; and yet they are made to jump through hoops to …

Conservation Districts to Lead Record 25 RCPP Projects in 2017

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Over $46 million in federal funds will be awarded to 25 district-led conservation projects through the USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) in 2017, setting a program record for conservation district leadership. The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) congratulates both the districts selected to lead these 25 projects and those that will play crucial support roles as partners on …

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Companion Bill Would Improve Access to Conservation Assistance

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The National Association of Conservation Districts is pleased to support the recent introduction of S. 3288, a companion bill to H.R. 5451 that would eliminate unnecessary and costly reporting requirements for American producers who participate in voluntary conservation programs. “Farmers have a lot of work to do, and every second they’re stuck inside completing reporting requirements is time they can’t …