The 2008 Farm Bill brought some new additions to the Natural Resource and Conservation Service’s EQIP program as John Curtis, Resource Conservationist explains why.
The 2008 Farm Bill created some new categories in the Environmental Quality Incentive Program in order to broaden the outreach to possible customers that NRCS may not have been working before. John Curtis, Research Conservationist explains one of those new programs.
The Florida Natural Resource and Conservation Service wants to remind all landowners that the next batching period for funding for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program and the Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program is coming up on March 13.
Florida Farm Bureau is urging producers to attend meetings scheduled around the state in March put together by the Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Florida Farm Bureau urges producers to participate in meetings on Farm Bill conservation program (Gainesville, Fla. – FFBF) – The Florida Farm Bureau Federation (FFBF) is urging agricultural producers to attend meetings scheduled around the state in March by the Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA (NRCS). Rulemaking is in process for the Food Conservation and Energy Act of 2008, commonly …
Carbon Credits is something we are all hearing more about but many still may have questions so the Alabama Natural Resource and Conservation Service is co-sponsoring a free seminar on March 3. Gwen Lewis, District Conservationist for Macon and Bulluch counties, explains how you can find out more information.
Alabama NRCS will hold their annual Small Farmers Area Work Conference on Saturday, Feburary 28 at the Lower Coastal Experimental Station in Camden, AL starting at 10:00 am. Gregory Dansby, NRCS District Conservationist for both Wilcox & Marengo Counties, says the one day workshop will focus on assisting small producers in diversifying their operations with a full agenda of updates …
In one Florida county, an effort has been underway called the Florida Ranchlands Environmental Services Project (FRESP), which is the result of a nationally-funded NRCS Conservation Innovation Grant that was awarded to the World Wildlife Fund. In Okeechobee County, the FRESP project is a partnership between ranchers addressing water quality concerns on grazing lands in the northern Everglades, something that …
Alabama’s Natural Resource and Conservation Service has announced the batching period for the Precision Farming Incentive for this Friday, February 13. Resource Conservationist John Curtis says the incentive program is designed to assist farmers in updating their equipment one step at a time.
With Florida often receiving the brunt of various natural disasters, State Conservationist Carlos Suarez says that the Florida Natural Resource and Conservation Service’s Emergency Watershed Protection Program can be a great resource. For more information regarding EWP or other NRCS programs log on to their website or visit your local NRCS office.