Conservation Program Search

This USA Rice-developed search helps rice farmers find conservation programs in their state that provide some form of assistance to their operation, whether it be through cost sharing, management incentives or tax exemptions. 

Search by State, Program Type, Topic, Funding Authority, or Keyword to find the programs that fit your needs. Deadlines and information will be updated on a regular basis. 

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  • Establish and maintain wildlife habitat continuity by providing early successional, naturally occurring vegetation in ditches and ditch bank borders.

    Working Land / USDA NRCS

    This enhancement is to encourage the establishment of early successional, naturally occurring vegetation … Read More
  • Maintain most soil vegetation on cropland edges to enhance waterfowl and shorebird habitat

    Working Land / USDA NRCS

    The wetter or more water saturated portions of cropland fields such as areas adjacent to field … Read More
  • Manipulate vegetation on fields with captured rainfall for waterfowl & wading bird winter habitat

    Working Land / USDA NRCS

    Harvested and idled agricultural lands, notably those occurring within rice rotations, contain high densities … Read More
  • Manipulate vegetation and maintain closed structures for shorebirds mid-summer habitat

    Working Land / USDA NRCS

    Suitable shorebird habitat is limited during the summer and fall as birds migrate south … Read More
  • Close structures to capture and retain rainfall to provide water for waterfowl and other wading birds during winter

    Working Land / USDA NRCS

    Harvested and idled agricultural lands, notably those occurring within rice rotations, contain high densities … Read More
  • Manipulate vegetation and maintain closed structures for shorebird late summer habitat

    Working Land / USDA NRCS

    Suitable shorebird habitat is limited during the summer and fall as birds migrate south … Read More
  • Close structures to capture and retain rainfall for waterfowl and wading bird winter habitat

    Working Land / USDA NRCS

    When flooded to shallow depths during fall and winter, agricultural fields provide ideal foraging habitat … Read More
  • Stream crossing elimination

    Working Land / USDA NRCS

    Existing stream crossings on an operation are consolidated into fewer crossings in order to reduce impacts … Read More
  • Leave standing grain crops unharvested to benefit wildlife

    Working Land / USDA NRCS

    Implement a crop rotation which allows a portion of grain crops to be left in fields unharvested to provide … Read More
  • Early Successional Habitat Development/ Management

    Working Land / USDA NRCS

    Provides early successional habitat by setting back succession and manipulating species composition by … Read More

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