Tag: USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service


Old Dominion Electric Cooperative sponsors farm energy efficiency workshop

On February 10th, Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) will host the third in a series of ongoing seminars for agricultural producers at The Plecker Center of Blue Ridge Community College in Weyers Cave, Va.

NRCS funding available for 2013 programs

The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service in Virginia has funding available for producers interested in improving the health and productivity of their land in 2013.

Virginia receives added funds for Chesapeake Bay/wildlife programs

John A. Bricker, State Conservationist for the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, announced today that Virginia farmers can now access nearly $1.5 million in additional funding to implement conservation practices to protect and restore the Bay and state wildlife habitat. “This has been a record-breaking year for Virginia with the state’s largest program signup to […]

Water quality focus of Oct. 20 meeting

A public-input meeting to discuss a draft water-quality improvement plan for segments of South River and Christians Creek on the state “dirty waters” list will be held in the City Council Chambers at the Charles T. Yancey Municipal Building in Downtown Waynesboro on Wednesday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. The draft plan will be presented […]