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Alabama State Conservationist on EQIP Signup Deadline

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) state conservationist for Alabama, Ben Malone, wants to remind landowners that the signup batching deadline for fiscal year 2019 for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program and initiatives offered through the program is April 25, 2019. While that is the deadline for this specific batching period, Malone says all of the NRCS programs …

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Financial Assistance Available to West Alabama Landowners Interested in Forestry Initiative

Dan Alabama, Forestry, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Alabama State Conservationist Ben Malone announced a collaborative effort to reach forestry landowners will continue in West Alabama. NRCS Alabama will partner with the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Federation of Southern Cooperatives (FSC), the Limited Resource Landowners Educational and Assistance Network (LRLEAN), and the Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC) to provide assistance to …

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Roanoke Couple Recognized as Alabama NRCS 2018 Small Farmers of the Year

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

Gene and Rose Thornton of Roanoke, Alabama have been named the Alabama Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) 2018 Small Farmers of the Year. An award plaque and an engraved special-edition clock were presented to the Thorntons by Alabama NRCS State Conservationist Ben Malone at the 75th Annual Alabama Association of Conservation Districts (AACD) Conference in Huntsville, Alabama on November 13, 2017. …

James Hatcher Awarded 2017’s Jerry L. Johnson Award for Public Service

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama announced that James Hatcher has been named 2017’s Jerry L. Johnson award winner. Hatcher was recognized at the 75th Annual Alabama Association of Conservation Districts (AACD) Conference in Huntsville, Alabama on November 13, 2017. This award is given to an Alabama NRCS employee for “Excellence in Public Service through One’s Family, Employment, Profession …

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Alabama Receives Funding for Irrigation Efficiency Project

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

It has been announced that a new, multi-year project in Alabama will help to build vital infrastructure while conserving natural resources through the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Program. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama will work with the project’s sponsor, the Alabama Soil and Water Conservation Committee (SWCC) and the Alabama Irrigation Initiative, to address irrigation needs …

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Alabama NRCS Announces Signup Batching Deadline

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama has announced that October 20th is the signup batching date for producers for 2018 funding for various conservation programs. They include the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP), the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) and the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). Signup Batching Deadline Announced for Alabama’s Natural …

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Alabama NRCS Soil Quality Sign-Up Deadline is Monday

Dan Alabama, Soil, USDA-NRCS

Alabama landowners are being reminded that Monday, August 28th is the deadline to apply for funding to help you improve soil quality through a Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) project. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist for Alabama, Ben Malone, says this is the result of a partnership between NRCS and the Alabama Soil and Water Conservation Committee, …