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Florida NRCS Offers Sign-up for Tri-State Conservation Project

Dan Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications from agricultural producers until April 30 for a Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) project that enhances climate resiliency. The Climate Resiliency for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia” project in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint and Ochlockonee River Basins is led by the Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District. The project area covers more than …

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USDA Commits $10 Million to Innovative Conservation Projects

Dan Environment, Industry News Release

Proposals sought for grazing lands, organic systems, soil health USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is making $10 million available for new Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) nationwide. Grant proposals are due Feb. 26, 2018.  This year funding focuses on three areas: Grazing Lands: Helping livestock producers make grazing management decisions, encouraging prescribed burning as a grazing management practice, and improving …

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USDA Seeks Applications for $10 Million in Conservation Innovation Grants

Dan Environment, Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

Funding is available in three focus areas, including grazing lands, organic systems and soil health USDA is offering grants for innovative ideas for conservation strategies and technologies. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) plans to invest $10 million in the Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) program, funding innovative conservation projects in three focus areas: grazing lands, organic systems and soil health. …

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NRCS Reminds Landowners about EQIP

Dan Environment, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has a variety of programs that can benefit producers and landowners in many ways. One of those is the Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP). It provides financial and technical assistance to producers in order to address natural resource concerns and deliver environmental benefits such as improved water and air quality. NRCS Acting Chief Leonard …

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Florida NRCS Providing Assistance to Producers Affected by Irma

Dan Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

If you are an agricultural producer in the state of Florida, and suffered damage on your farm or ranch from Hurricane Irma, then you are encouraged to participate in a special signup. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida is conducting a sign up until December 28 to provide both financial and technical assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives …

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EQIP Funding Sign Up for Florida Producers Affected by Irma

Dan Environment, USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida wants to remind agricultural producers in the state that a special Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) signup is underway to help producers who suffered damage from Hurricane Irma. This signup, which runs until December 28th, is to receive both financial and technical assistance for conservation practices designed to specifically address natural …

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EQIP Signup Deadline Is Friday in Florida

Dan Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

Florida farmers, ranchers and forest owners are being reminded that this Friday, November 17,  is the deadline to apply for financial and technical assistance through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) for fiscal year 2018 funding. Through EQIP, ag landowners can receive financial and technical assistance to improve soil, water, air, plants, animals and related …

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Signup Anytime for EQIP in Alabama

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

Last Friday, the signup for 2018 funding through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama for four of their main programs ended. But State Conservationist for Alabama, Ben Malone, wants producers to remember that while that batching date has passed, all NRCS programs do have continuous signups.

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EQIP Sign Up Continues in Florida

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS

November 17 will be here before you know it, and thus Florida farmers, ranchers, and forest owners are urged to stop by their local USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) office to apply for financial and technical assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).