USDA has extended by 30 days (to Oct. 28) the public-comment period for the Conservation Stewardship Program’s (CSP) interim final rule (IFR). USDA also has extended the public comment period for the IFR Environmental Analysis and Finding of No Significant Impact until Oct. 28.

The deadline for the CSP’s first sign-up and ranking period is Sept. 30. More program details are available at USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service CSP Web site.