Florida’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Florida has set a cutoff date of October 29, 2010, to submit applications for several voluntary conservation programs. Conservation Program Specialist, Katura Wright, says these include the Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program, the Wetlands Reserve Program, the Grassland Reserve Program, the Conservation Stewardship Program and the Environmental Quality Incentives Program. Download Audio
AUBURN, Ala. Sept. 14, 2010 – USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist Dr. William Puckett today announced an initiative under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) designed to help agricultural producers control Palmer amaranth, a species of Pigweed.
Alabama NRCS State Forester, Tim Albritton, wants producers to be aware of the Alabama Treasure Forestry Associations Annual Meeting coming up this Friday and Saturday, September 17-18, 2010 in Troy, AL. Download Audio
The issue of invasive species is a very important one here in Florida and also one that the Natural Resources Conservation Service is helping producers fight through their efforts with the Florida Invasive Species Partnership. Download Audio
Alabama State Forester, Tim Albritton, says The Alabama Natural Resources Conservation Service is offering some training in the realm of Prescribed Burning Management Download Audio For more information visit the AL NRCS website or the Alabama Prescribed Fire Council.
Steve Musser with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama reminds producers about the Grassland Reserve Program which is desgined to preserve open grasslands both through rental contracts and permanent conservation easements. Download Audio
Jeff Danter, State Director of the Nature Conservancy in Florida, talks about how they partner with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in the state on various projects to help keep cattle ranches strong in Florida. Download Audio
GAINESVILLE, September 2, 2010 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida has set a cutoff date of October 29, 2010, to submit applications for several voluntary conservation programs that may help eligible participants pay for conservation practices to prevent soil erosion, improve water quality, restore wetlands and provide habitat for wildlife.
Alabama Assistant State Conservationist, Steve Musser, wants to remind producers that Alabama NRCS has a number of programs available to assist them in their conservation efforts. Download Audio
Florida NRCS plant materials specialist, Mimi Williams, says that anyone can have a garden. As they proved through their pollinator gardens at local NRCS offices. Download Audio