Precision Farming Incentive Batching Period Set for Friday

Randall Weiseman Alabama, USDA-NRCS

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.

Emergency Watershed Protection Program Helpful for Florida

Randall Weiseman Florida, USDA-NRCS

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.

FL NRCS Extends Conservation Program Deadlines

Randall Weiseman Florida, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resource and Conservation Service in Florida has extended it’s signup deadline from February 27 to March 13 for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program and Wetlands Reserve Program. These popular farm bill conservation programs offer technical and financial assistance to individuals interested in addressing natural resource concerns and wildlife habitat restoration. Even though the programs …

AL NRCS Cutoff Tomorrow

Randall Weiseman Alabama, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama wants to remind producers that the cutoff date for both EQIP and WHIP is coming up tomorrow. And Jim Shrenkel a wildlife biologist with the Alabama NRCS says that since the programs are a continuous signup and applications do not expire after batching period’s farmers should go ahead and get their request in.

EQIP Now Includes AWEP

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Florida, USDA-NRCS

The Agricultural Water Enhancement Program (AWEP), established in the new farm bill to promote water conservation and quality improvement, allows up to $58.4 million in financial assistance to agricultural producers and entities. The 2008 farm bill expanded the Environmental Quality Incentives Program to include AWEP offering financial and technical assistance to help farmers and ranchers carry out water enhancement activities …

AL NRCS Reminder of Sign-up Cutoff Dates

Randall Weiseman Alabama, General, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama wants to remind producers about the signup cutoff date for both EQIP and WHIP that’s coming up January 30th in the state. To learn more about these or other programs offered by Alabama NRCS click Here

Importance of Conservation Plans

Randall Weiseman Florida, USDA-NRCS

The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission has been working closely with the Natural Resource Conservation Service for quite some time and Arlo Kane, a Wildlife Biologist with the Commission says most recently on conservation plans of operation.