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July 11, 2018
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. Benefits.gov 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 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.