Reminder of Gulf of Mexico Initiative Signup Deadline Coming Up March 1

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Beef, Cattle, Dairy, Field Crops, Florida, Forestry, USDA-NRCS

One last reminder that the deadline for the Gulf of Mexico Initiative is coming up March 1, 2012. The Alabama priority watersheds include the Weeks Bay (Upper Fish River) in Baldwin County and the Escambia River (Canoe Creek and Pine Barren Creek – Sandy Hollow) in Escambia County, Alabama. AL – John Curtis: Download Audio The Florida priority watersheds include …

Alabama Grazing Clinic Coming Tuesday

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Cattle, Livestock, USDA-NRCS

This Tuesday, February 28th an Alabama Grazing Clinic will be held at the O’Neal Farm in Florence, Alabama as Eddie Jolley with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service said these clinics are held in response to local sponsors. Download Audio

Cullman County, Alabama Producers Offered Incentive to Harvest Rainwater

Randall Weiseman Alabama, General, Livestock, Poultry, USDA-NRCS

AUBURN, Ala., February 6, 2012 – State Conservationist Dr. William Puckett with the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announces February 17, 2012, as the cutoff date for a partnership initiative with the Alabama, Mountains, Rivers, and Valleys Resource Conservation and Development Council on capturing rainwater runoff from poultry houses under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).