FL Producers Urged to Signup for EQIP

Randall Florida, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Florida encourages producers to signup for the EQIP program. State Conservationist Niles Glasgow says the batching deadline will soon be here.  Report (1:00 wma)

Conservation Tillage at Sunbelt

Cindy Alabama, General, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service will have displays of conservation tillage information, equipment and expertise at the Sunbelt Ag Expo this week, according to agronomist Ben Moore with the NRCS in Alabama. Report (1:00 wma)

Cleanup Catchup During Quiet Storm Year

Cindy Florida, USDA-NRCS

Florida State Conservationist Niles Glasgow says the lack of hurricanes this year is allowing them to catch up on Emergency Watershed Protection program work from the past two hurricane seasons. Report (1:30 wma)

AL EQIP Batching and Ranking Info

Cindy Alabama, USDA-NRCS

Resource conservationist Zona Beatty with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama explains the batching periods and application ranking process for EQIP. Find out more on the AL NRCS website. Report (1:30 wma)

FL Landowner Benefits from EQIP

Randall Cattle, Florida, USDA-NRCS

Farm Bill Programs like EQIP have helped many landowners throughout the years, including one cattle operation in Florida.  Report (1:00 wma) Learn more through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Florida.

Energy Offset Deadline Extension

Cindy Alabama, General, USDA-NRCS

NRCS has extended the deadline for one-time payment adjustments that will allow eligible Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) participants to complete conservation practices that have been delayed because of higher energy costs. Find out more on the AL NRCS website. Report (1:00 wma)