With about three months under his belt as the State Conservationist for Alabama Natural Resources Conservation Service, Dr William Puckett, says that his previous work in Washington DC allows him to bring a different perspective back to his home state.
Today, June 19, 2009, is the cutoff date for additional signup for the new Precision Farming Incentive. Information and eligibility requirements are available on the AL NRCS website or those interested can contact their local NRCS office.
The 2008 Farm Bill put emphasis on the accessibility of conservation programs and Leonard Jordan NRCS Acting Regional Assistant Chief for the East explains how they are reaching out to under served producers.
AUBURN, Ala. – State Conservationist Dr. William Puckett with the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced June 30, 2009, as the cutoff date for a Partnership Initiative with the Alabama Forestry Commission Targeting Underserved Forest Landowners under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). Applying for EQIP is continuous; however, selecting applications for funding is completed periodically through batching periods …
June 12, 2009 is the last day for Florida farmers to apply for USDA’s new Organic Initiative.
The 2008 Farm Bill took quite a bit of time to draft and has also been delayed in its implementation. But Michele Laur, acting State Conservationist for Florida NRCS assures farmers that the end result will be a positive one.
Florida NRCS has a new acting State Conservationist, Michele Laur, who will be serving in the role for the next three months.
State Conservationist Dr. William Puckett with the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced June 19, 2009, as the cutoff date for an additional signup for the new Precision Farming Incentive under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). Applying for EQIP is continuous; however, selecting applications for funding is completed periodically through batching periods with specific cutoff dates.
USDA’s Emergency Watershed Protection Program was among the list of projects presented to a house sub committee for consideration for funding of fiscal year 2010.
Florida Natural Resources Conservation Service extended sign up for the new Organic Initiative is coming up on June 12, 2009. The 2009 Organic Initiative is a nationwide special initiative to provide financial assistance to National Organic Program (NOP) certified organic producers as well as producers in the process of transitioning to organic production.