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NRCS Programs Help after Natural Disasters

Dan Alabama, Florida, Georgia, USDA-NRCS

To help farmers and ranchers affected by the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) staff in county, regional and state offices have been busy with a variety of programs to assist. One program through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama, Florida and Georgia has specific ways of helping. NRCS Acting Chief Leonard Jordan …

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Georgia NRCS Hurricane Assistance Signup Ends Friday

Dan Georgia, USDA-NRCS

Georgia farmers and ranchers who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality because of Hurricane Michael are being reminded the sign-up period ends Friday, November 16. Agricultural producers are encouraged to stop by their local USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) office to sign up for assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). This assistance is available to …

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First Florida NRCS Hurricane Assistance Signup Ends Friday

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS

Florida farmers and ranchers who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality due to Hurricane Michael are being reminded the first sign-up period ends Friday, November 16. Agricultural producers in Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Leon, Liberty, Wakulla and Washington counties are eligible to apply for assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) at the USDA …

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Alabama Landowners Reminded of Continuous EQIP Signup

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

Alabama landowners are being reminded that if you missed the October 19th deadline to sign-up for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), signup is continuous for EQIP through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). EQIP provides financial and technical assistance to agricultural producers in order to address natural resource concerns and deliver environmental benefits such as improved water and air …

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EWP Helping Landowners Post Storm

Dan USDA-NRCS

Conservation programs available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are helping to assist landowners recovering from Hurricane Michael (natural disasters). Under Secretary for Food Production and Conservation, Bill Northey, wants landowners to know if your area suffered damage from the storm, the Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP) can help. EWP Helping Landowners Post Storm

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NRCS Programs Helping with Disaster Recovery Efforts

Dan USDA-NRCS

Conservation programs available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are helping to assist landowners recovering from Hurricane Michael. Bill Northey, Under Secretary for Food Production and Conservation, says this assistance is available through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program. NRCS Programs Helping with Disaster Recovery Efforts

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Alabama Hurricane Disaster Assistance Signup Ends Friday

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

Alabama agricultural producers affected by Hurricane Michael are being reminded that the special financial assistance signup for those who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality ends Friday, Nov. 9. This assistance, through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, is available to individual farmers and ranchers to aid in recovery efforts on their properties and does not apply to local …

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Georgia NRCS Providing Disaster Assistance Information

Dan Economy, Georgia, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia has been working with state and federal agencies the past few weeks to provide information and assistance to agricultural producers affected by Hurricane Michael. While the Emergency Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) signup, which runs through Nov. 16, is helping to address the most critical resource concerns in the major disaster-declared region, …

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Florida Disaster Assistance and Hurricane Recovery Workshops

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) wants to remind agricultural producers affected by Hurricane Michael that representatives from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Farm Service Agency (FSA), Rural Development (RD) and Risk Management Agency (RMA) will present disaster assistance workshops next week. Topics to be discussed include emergency assistance for livestock & crop-related expenses and losses; financial assistance programs …

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Special EQIP Signup Continues in Georgia

Dan Georgia, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia wants to remind farmers and ranchers who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality because of Hurricane Michael, sign up for financial and technical assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) ends November 16. Special EQIP Signup Continues in Georgia