two florida farm tour

Two Signup Reminders from Florida NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida wants to remind agricultural producers about two applications periods that are underway until May 19th. One involves financial assistance to restore longleaf pine and the other is to improve water quality.

Alabama

Alabama State Conservationist on RCPP Proposal Deadline

April 21 is the deadline for conservation partners in Alabama to submit pre-proposals for fiscal year 2018 funding through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama is accepting pre-proposals designed to help improve water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability. Alabama State Conservationist Ben Malone says RCPP works …

two florida farm tour

NRCS Invites Growers to South Florida Farm Tour

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Florida invites growers to the South Florida Farm Tour Thursday, April 27, at 4:00 p.m. The tour, being held at Loxahatchee Groves in West Palm Beach, is designed to highlight the benefits of USDA and NRCS Programs for Hispanic Farmers. If you would like to attend please RSVP or notify Ricardo Alvarez, Outreach Specialist, by April 20 …

longleaf pine

Southeast Landowners Continue to Restore Longleaf Forests

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service continues to work with agricultural producers and conservation partners to restore longleaf forests through the Longleaf Pine Initiative (LLPI), a program that was launched back in 2010. NRCS Associate Chief for Conservation, Leonard Jordan, says NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to producers, helping them implement a variety of conservation practices.