Introduction to NRCS 101

Partnering with Cruces Creatives, Backyard Farms and other local ranchers/farmers, Dona Ana SWCD will be creating materials, videos and education workshops to teach ranchers and farmers how to work with the NRCS office to take advantage of the EQIP, CSP and CIG programs to move their productions forward.

NRCS Natural Resources Conservation Service
NRCS 101 CSP Flier
DASWCD, Cruces Creatives and Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) bring you a series of free video workshops with information about NRCS conservation programs: Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG).
The objective of these workshops is to provide local producers with comprehensive information about programs that will assist them to conservative initiatives.
These videos will be followed up by Question and Answer Zoom sessions with the local NRCS staff.
The workshop schedule is:
  • CSP workshop video release date:  January 26, 2021
  • CSP Zoom Q&A 1:  February 9, 2021
  • CSP Zoom Q&A 2: March 9, 2021
  • EQIP workshop video release date:  February 23, 2021
  • EQIP  Zoom Q&A 1:  March 16, 2021
  • EQIP Zoom Q&A 2:  April 13, 2021
  • CIG workshop video release date:  March 30, 2021
  • CIG Zoom Q&A 1:  April 20, 2021
  • CIG Zoom Q&A 2:  May 11, 2021
For more information on the NRCS programs, see this website:
Questions:  Contact Jennifer Kleitz, DASWCD Program Manager  |   575-386-7884