Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm and Ranch Programming, Radio Oklahoma Ag Network  |  2401 Exchange Ave, Suite F, Oklahoma City, Ok 73108  |  (405) 601-9211


Agricultural News

NASDA promotes Natural resource Stewardship with USDA-NRCS and others Through Renewed MOU

Wed, 09 Dec 2020 07:10:46 CST

NASDA promotes Natural resource Stewardship with USDA-NRCS and others Through Renewed MOU Today the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, along with seven additional agricultural associations, renewed a five-year memorandum of understanding with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service. The MOU fulfills the goal of helping agricultural producers maintain the viability of their operations and sustain and conserve natural resources for future generations.

"We're proud to continue investing in farmers as they serve as natural stewards of the environment," NASDA CEO Dr. Barb Glenn said. "NASDA members understand that nurturing our environment is key to building climate resiliency, and working in partnership with natural resource stakeholders is the most effective way to advance climate solutions."

Objectives within the MOU include:

· Continue to recognize successful local partnerships under the Certified Crop Advisor Conservationist of the Year Award
· Identify new technology that aligns with conservation goals and propose its adoption on farms
· Plan for educational outreach, support and promotion of soil health and 4R (Right source, Right rate, Right time, Right place) best management practices

Representatives from each organization signed the agreement. Signatories include USDA-NRCS; the National Association of Conservation Districts, NASDA, The Fertilizer Institute, the Agricultural Retailers Association, the American Society of Agronomy, the Soil Science Society of America, the Crop Science Society of America and CropLife America.

NASDA has stated before , addressing climate resiliency in agriculture requires a comprehensive approach. NASDA encourages the collaboration of governments, corporations and philanthropic communities to develop incentive-based agriculture conservation programs and pursue research on innovative conservation methods.

NASDA has extensively worked to promote natural resource conservation over the course of the organization's history. The renewing of this five-year MOU follows an initial agreement in 2016 to establish a collaborative framework of cooperative activities with USDA-NRCS and accelerate the transfer and adoption of technologies and approaches for improved agricultural production and natural resource stewardship.

NASDA's most recent work on environmental conservation includes its participation as a founding member of the Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance (FACA) a coalition representing farmers, ranchers, forest owners, the food sector, state governments and environmental advocates working together to define and promote shared climate policy priorities. The coalition's activities and 40+ policy.



WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI


Top Agricultural News

  • Oklahoma Youth Expo Sale of Champions Sale Order Available Here- Sale Set for 4 PM Friday  Fri, 17 Mar 2023 04:50:54 CDT
  • Rural Voters Dominated Vote to Defeat Recreational Marijuana March 7th  Fri, 10 Mar 2023 07:13:05 CST
  • Ron Hays Talks to Israeli Ag Tour Guide Colin Lotzof About the Miraclel of Ag in Israel  Wed, 22 Feb 2023 22:11:04 CST
  • OALP Members Experience First Hand View of Cutting Edge Drip Irrigation Technology as Israel Travel Ends  Wed, 22 Feb 2023 10:51:49 CST
  • OALP Members Get First Hand View of Cutting Edge Drip Irrigation Technology as Israel Travel Ends  Wed, 22 Feb 2023 10:50:10 CST
  • Oklahoma Ag Leadership Program Sees Fruit, Beef and Dairy Production North of the Sea of Galilee in Israel  Mon, 20 Feb 2023 21:56:02 CST
  • Oklahoma Ag Leadership Program Sees Diverse Farm Operations in Jordan River Valley of Israel  Sun, 19 Feb 2023 21:17:30 CST
  • Israeli Tour Guide Mark Kedem Talks About The Cultural Aspects of What Class XX of OALP is Experiencing   Sat, 18 Feb 2023 22:17:23 CST

  • More Headlines...


    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Oklahoma Beef council Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit Ag Mediation Program P&K Equipment Oklahoma City Farm Show Union Mutual Stillwater Milling Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association KIS FUTURES, INC.

    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com

    © 2008-2024 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup   |    Current Spots   |    Program Links

    WebReady powered by WireReady® Inc.