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Alabama NRCS Accepting Proposals for RCPP

conservation proposalsUSDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama is accepting proposals for Fiscal Year 2018 Regional Conservation Partnership Program, or RCPP funding. Pre-proposals are due by April 21. NRCS Assistant State Conservationist for Programs, Steve Musser, explains how this program has worked for various projects in the state. Read the rest of this entry »

Various NRCS Programs Available in Alabama

signup alabama florida georgia friday csp nrcsUSDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama invites agricultural producers to stop by its local office to sign up for funding through various programs it currently offers. State Conservationist Ben Malone says the Service hopes landowners will take advantage of these programs here in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Florida NRCS Program Helps Manage Lands for Bobwhite Quail

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When thinking about managing lands for bobwhite quail, it’s not always about planting longleaf; it’s more about managing existing longleaf pine forests, rangelands and agricultural lands. And that’s where USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service comes in with its Working Lands For Wildlife – Northern Bobwhite Project. Read the rest of this entry »

CSP Signup Ends Friday

signup alabama florida georgia friday cspUSDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) wants to remind agricultural producers that the sign up for funding through the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) ends this Friday, February 3rd. NRCS Associate Chief for Conservation, Leonard Jordan, says modifications were made to the program to help producers. Read the rest of this entry »

CSP Signup Ends February 3

signup alabama florida georgia friday cspAgricultural producers are being reminded you have until February 3 to sign up for funding through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). NRCS Regional Conservationist for the Southeast, James Tillman, says funding is available and new methods and software for evaluating applications have been put in place to help producers. Read the rest of this entry »

February Signup Deadline for Two Florida NRCS Programs

signup alabama florida georgia fridayUSDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida wants to remind landowners about signup deadlines coming up next month. The first one is for 2017 funding to help Florida ag producers improve working lands through the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). That deadline is February 3. Read the rest of this entry »

Friday is Signup Deadline for Three NRCS Programs in Alabama

alabama florida georgia fridayUSDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama wants to remind landowners about three program signups that end Friday, January 20. They include a collaborative effort to reach forestry landowners in West Alabama, a renewal of a pilot program that targets small, underserved livestock operations in the Black Belt region and program for producers interested in Alabama’s Wild Pig Damage Management Program. Read the rest of this entry »

NRCS Helping Alabama Producers with Feral Swine Management

alabama florida georgia managementUSDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama wants to remind producers interested in Alabama’s Wild Pig Damage Management Program that you have until January 20 to apply for financial assistance. NRCS assistant state conservationist for programs, Steve Musser, said funds are available to eligible landowners through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). Read the rest of this entry »

Florida NRCS Reminds Landowners about Three Sign-up Deadlines

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USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Florida wants to remind landowners about three sign-up deadlines, one which is coming up yet this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Ag in Review for the Week Ending January 6, 2017

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn our recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast for the week ending January 6, we have a report from the annual Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference, talk about the Longleaf Initiative, have information about the introduction of peanut products to infants, politics and the farm bill, Read the rest of this entry »

Florida NRCS WRE Signup Deadline Nearing

Florida wetlands-EvergladesUSDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Florida reminds agricultural landowners and Indian tribes to apply for a Wetland Reserve Easement. You have until January 13 to do so for 2017 funding. Applications are available online, or Contact Crenel Francis, 352-338-9508 for questions and submissions. Read the rest of this entry »

Southeast Landowners Reminded of Longleaf Initiative

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Through the Longleaf Initiative, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and their partners are working with forestland owners across the Southeast to restore longleaf pine forests. NRCS Regional Conservationist for the Southeast, James Tillman, says they are hoping more landowners will get involved. Read the rest of this entry »

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