Tag: 2018 Farm Bill

  • DU applauds expansion of Conservation Reserve Program

    DU applauds expansion of Conservation Reserve Program

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced this week that USDA will open enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) with higher payment rates, new incentives and a redefined focus on the program’s role in climate change mitigation. Established in 1985, CRP is considered one of the nation’s most successful private lands conservation […]

  • TRCP Raises Alarms About Weakening of Conservation Reserve Program

    TRCP Raises Alarms About Weakening of Conservation Reserve Program

    Sportsmen and women call on Administration to boost enrollment efforts as General signup kicks off Washington, D.C. — The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership is calling on the Trump Administration to step up and implement the Conservation Reserve Program to conserve soil, water, and wildlife habitat. The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced it will begin […]

  • DU, Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation Formalize Partnership

    DU, Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation Formalize Partnership

    Partnership will enhance shared legislative priorities WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 6, 2019 – The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) and Ducks Unlimited signed a memorandum of understanding today to support the organizations’ shared mission of advancing conservation to benefit sportsmen and women across the country. The memorandum strengthens a longtime partnership between the two organizations. The […]

  • NWTF congratulates Congress’ passage of the 2018 Farm Bill

    NWTF congratulates Congress’ passage of the 2018 Farm Bill

    EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation congratulates Congress for passing the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, also known as the 2018 Farm Bill, and looks forward to the president signing the important piece of legislation. The 2018 Farm Bill gives farmers, ranchers and forest landowners the tools to protect and conserve their land while […]

  • DU applauds passage of the 2018 Farm Bill

    DU applauds passage of the 2018 Farm Bill

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dec. 12, 2018 – Following Senate passage yesterday, today the House of Representatives passed the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, more commonly known as the Farm Bill. The Farm Bill represents the largest and most important investment in private lands conservation in the country. This bipartisan legislation, which now heads to the […]

  • Union Sportsmen’s Alliance Applauds Farm Bill Conservation Funding

    Union Sportsmen’s Alliance Applauds Farm Bill Conservation Funding

    Spring Hill, Tenn. — The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) hails passage of the 2018 Farm Bill as a major victory for conservation, wildlife and public access. The $867 billion legislation, which passed the House and Senate last week with strong bipartisan support and veto-proof majorities, provides more than $5 billion for conservation efforts on private land […]

  • U.S. Senate’s 2018 Farm Bill vote draws NWTF Support

    EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation supports the U.S Senate’s passage of S. 3042, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018. Also known as the 2018 Farm Bill, this key legislation provides critical funding and programs for private land conservation and forest management. In fact, it represents the single largest investment by the federal […]