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Alabama Hurricane Michael Relief Fund Applications due Jan 31

Dan Alabama, Economy

Farmers in Alabama who were impacted by Hurricane Michael are being reminded you have until Thursday, January 31st to apply for grants from the Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation (AFAF). According to Foundation Chairman Jimmy Parnell, the nonprofit will disperse almost $200,000 donated by individuals, county Federations and agribusinesses following the disastrous storm. In a release Parnell said, “We have been overwhelmed …

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Florida Hurricane Michael Relief Fund Reminder

Dan Economy, Florida

Farmers and ranchers in North Florida that suffered losses due to Hurricane Michael are being reminded that applications are still being accepted for help through “The Hurricane Michael Relief Fund for Agriculture”. Florida Farm Bureau Federation (FFBF) created the relief fund to help North Florida farm families recovering from agricultural-related losses from the storm. These applications are limited to North …

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Georgia NRCS Offers More Assistance for Landowners Affected by Michael

Dan Economy, Environment, Georgia, USDA-NRCS

State Conservationist Terrance O. Rudolph announced that additional assistance is being made available to Georgia farmers, ranchers and forestland owners who suffered damage to working lands due to Hurricane Michael. This new signup for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) can protect your land from erosion, support disaster recovery …

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USDA Disaster Designation Assigned for Five Alabama Counties

Dan Alabama, Economy, Industry News Release

On November 16, 2018, United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that five Alabama counties are under Secretarial Natural Disaster Designation. He announced the declaration during a roundtable discussion with Congresswoman Martha Roby, Commissioner John McMillan and local farmers in Gordon, Alabama. The designation by USDA was prompted by excessive winds and rainfall from Hurricane Michael. The conditions caused …

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Georgia NRCS Hurricane Assistance Signup Ends Friday

Dan Georgia, USDA-NRCS

Georgia farmers and ranchers who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality because of Hurricane Michael are being reminded the sign-up period ends Friday, November 16. Agricultural producers are encouraged to stop by their local USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) office to sign up for assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). This assistance is available to …

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First Florida NRCS Hurricane Assistance Signup Ends Friday

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS

Florida farmers and ranchers who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality due to Hurricane Michael are being reminded the first sign-up period ends Friday, November 16. Agricultural producers in Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Leon, Liberty, Wakulla and Washington counties are eligible to apply for assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) at the USDA …

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Alabama Hurricane Disaster Assistance Signup Ends Friday

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

Alabama agricultural producers affected by Hurricane Michael are being reminded that the special financial assistance signup for those who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality ends Friday, Nov. 9. This assistance, through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, is available to individual farmers and ranchers to aid in recovery efforts on their properties and does not apply to local …