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July 11, 2018

Agriculture and Sustainability

Agriculture and Sustainability
Agriculture and Sustainability

Summer offers a great opportunity to get outside and enjoy warmer weather. It also reminds us that it’s important to keep our environment clean and cared for. offers a variety of resources related to environmental sustainability and conservation listed below.

Are you an agricultural producer or landowner?

Agricultural producers and landowners play a large role in preserving our natural resources and land.

  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Conservation Stewardship Program provides producers with payments to maintain and improve their existing conservation systems and adopt new conservation activities.
  • The Environment Quality Incentives Program offers technical and financial assistance to agricultural producers to address soil, water, air and other natural resource concerns on their land.
  • The Healthy Forests Reserve Program (HFRP) provides financial assistance to landowners to help restore, protect and enhance forestland resources on private lands. HFRP helps in recovering endangered or threatened species while improving our land’s biological diversity.

Interested in environmental education?

Looking to learn more?

You can find further information on each of the programs above and more in the Agriculture and Environmental Sustainability, U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services categories on Be sure to take the Benefit Finder questionnaire to find benefits you may be eligible to receive.

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