December is Tree Planting Time

Cindy Alabama, Forestry, General, USDA-NRCS

It’s tree planting time in Alabama and state forester Tim Albritton says USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service has some programs available to assist landowners. Find out about Alabama NRCS programs at www.al.nrcs.usda.gov. Report (1:00 wma)

FL EQIP Helps with Invasive Plants

Randall Weiseman Florida, USDA-NRCS

Next Friday, December 15th is the deadline to sign up for EQIP programs through your local NRCS office, as that’s the batching date for 2007 programs. And one of those programs can help landowners control invasive plants.  Report (1:30 wma)

New EQIP Programs For 07

Cindy Florida, General, USDA-NRCS

The December 15 batching deadline for 2007 Environmental Quality Incentive Program initiatives is fast approaching and state conservationist Niles Glasgow is urging all producers to head into their county NRCS office to find out what’s new. Find out about Florida NRCS programs at www.fl.nrcs.usda.gov. Report (1:30 wma)

Litter to Energy Projects

Cindy Alabama, Poultry, USDA-NRCS

With all the emphasis these days on producing energy from biomass, Alabama could be sitting on a gold mine with poultry litter, according to the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama. Report (1:00 wma)

AL NRCS Deadline Friday

Cindy Alabama, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama wants landowners to know that both EQIP and WHIP programs have batching deadlines of Friday. Report (1:00 wma)

AL EQIP Can help with Invasive Weeds

Randall Weiseman Alabama, USDA-NRCS

Friday November 17th is the batching date for 2007 EQIP through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama. One program that can help many landowners in the state involves control of invasive weeds.  Report (1:00 wma)