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Florida NRCS Holds RCPP Workshop, One More Coming

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS

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The launch of USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) updated Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) continues. And to provide information for those interested, Florida NRCS held a RCPP Workshop Wednesday at the Florida Farm Bureau office in Gainesville. Nina Bhattacharyya, assistant state conservationist for partnerships in Florida, told Southeast AgNet they had a great meeting.

RCPP eligible partners include private industry, non-government organizations, Indian tribes, state and local governments, water districts and universities. And Nina reminds those partners interested in RCPP what needs to be done to apply.

A second workshop will be held October 23 from 10am – 12:30pm at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agricultural Center Auditorium in Sebring. It will also cover program requirements, the application process, and project evaluations. For more information contact Nina Bhattacharyya at mailto:nina.bhattacharyya@usda.gov, or call 352-338-9554. The application deadline for RCPP is December 3, 2019.