NRCS highlights cost-share conservation work in state

Issue Date: December 21, 2011

In a year-end report on its activities, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service in California said it worked with thousands of farmers and ranchers in the state, awarding $131 million to help them protect water, soil and air resources, wildlife, forests and rangelands during fiscal year 2011. Agricultural producers also paid approximately 50 percent of the conservation costs with their own money, NRCS said last week.

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