Natural Resources Conservation Service Law and Legal Definition

According to 7 CFR 636.3 [Title 7—Agriculture; Subtitle B -- Regulations of the Department o Agriculture; Chapter VI-- Natural Resources Conservation Service, Department o Agriculture; Subchapter D -- Long Term Contracting; Part 636 -- Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program], Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is “an agency of the USDA, which has the responsibility for administering WHIP (Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program) using the funds, facilities, and authorities of the CCC (Commodity Credit Corporation.)”