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NRCS accepting applications from ag producers for EQUIP

JACKSON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications to help producers improve water and air quality, build healthier soil, improve grazing and forest lands, conserve energy, enhance organic operations and achieve other environmental benefits. NRCS has directed millions of dollars in financial assistance for Fiscal Year 2015 to help Mississippi producers implement ...

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Farmers ask questions, get answers in wake of tornadoes

LOUISVILLE — More than 70 individuals who suffered losses from the April 28 tornadoes visited the state’s first Agriculture Disaster Center May 15 at the Mississippi State University Extension Service office in Louisville. Representatives from the Mississippi Board of Animal Health, Natural Resource Conservation Service, Farm Service Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Administration and the Federal Emergency Management ...

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ALEX LITTLEJOHN — Passage of Farm Bill good for state farmers and Mississippi conservation

On Feb. 4, 2014, the U.S. Senate joined the House of Representatives in a bi-partisan vote to approve re-authorization of the U.S. Farm Bill. Mississippi’s entire delegation — Congressmen Thompson, Harper, Nunnelee, and Palazzo, as well as Senators Cochran and Wicker — all supported the measure. As Ranking Member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, Senator Thad Cochran played a particularly ...

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