The USDA Natural Resources Conservation
Service (NRCS) and local Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) cordially invite the public, other USDA agencies, other
federal, state and local agencies with an interest in natural resources conservation and related issues and concerns to attend
and participate in a 2019 LOCAL
WORKING GROUP (LWG) MEETING in your area.
The meeting's purpose is to collect input from farmers, ranchers, federal, state and local agencies, agricultural
leaders, organizations, businesses and other individuals with input that allows a LWG to identify and prioritize
a county's resource concerns that need to be addressed through eligible Farm Bill conservation practices and also aids in
establishing ranking criteria for county based funding.
CLICK HERE for the 2019 LWG Meeting in your Texas County.
Click here for current National Agriculture Statistics!
Attention: The April 13, 2019 meeting
has been cancelled due to weather forcast in Tyler, TX of "heavy thurnderstoms & 100% rain". Hope to see
you at the April 27th meeting (same location and time).
Great feedback from TSFR/CBO Financial Literacy Workshop on March 31, 2016. Click here for presentation!
Click here for current very informative announcements from the Office of Advocacy & Outreach (OAO)!
7 Good Business Habits for Young Farmers...Click here!
NEWS RELEASE - USDA Expands Microloans to Help Farmers Purchase Farmlands & Improve Property - Producers, Including Beginning
& Underserved Farmers, Have a New Option to Gain Access to Land - Click here!
Do You Want Your Receipt? Texas Farmers & Ranchers to Receive Documentation of USDA Services...Click here for details!
Click here for Texas Farm Service Agency (FSA) Monthly Newsletter.
4 Estate Planning Documents You Need Beyond A Will...Click here!
USDA STRIKEFORCE INITIATIVE FOR TEXAS! Click here!
Texas Department of Agriculture Announces Funding Available for Organic Producers. Click here for details....
"On the Right Track" - Article on the unprecedented visit by James Gore, Assistant Chief of Natural Resource Conservation
Service (NRCS) to the site of TSFR/CBO State Headquarters. Click Here!
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack & Deputy Agriculture Secretary Kathleen Merrigan with Wade Ross,Texas Small Farmers & Ranchers
at the Honor Awards on patio of U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C., Wednesday September 12, 2012 - CLICK HERE
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces a new Microloan Program from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) designed
to help small and family operations, beginning and socially disadvantaged farmers secure loans under $35,000. Click here.
Texas Small Farmers & Ranchers/CBO TECHNOLOGY CENTER!! Click Here!