Precision Farming Signup Deadline

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Field Crops, USDA-NRCS

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.

Emphasis on Program Accessibility

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Florida, USDA-NRCS

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.

Initiative Targeting Underserved Forest Landowners

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Forestry, USDA-NRCS

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 …

Additional Signup for Precision Farming Incentive

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Field Crops, USDA-NRCS

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.

FL NRCS Organic Deadline Approaching

Randall Weiseman Florida, Specialty Crops, USDA-NRCS, Vegetables

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.