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Farming in the City

Dan Georgia, USDA-NRCS

Did you know 15 percent of the world’s food is grown in urban areas? From backyard community gardens to vacant lots, and along highways and on rooftops, urban farmers are bringing people closer to their food. According to information provided by USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia, these farmers are growing fresh, healthy produce and, at the same …

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Georgia NRCS Helped Beginning Produce Farm

Dan Georgia, USDA-NRCS

In 2007, an old farm-stead in Paulding County, Georgia was purchased and eventually converted into a petting zoo and ice cream business. But after several years, a decision was made to change some aspects of the farm into a produce operation. With help from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia, improvements to the operation to make better use of the …

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Special EQIP Signup Ends Friday in Georgia

Dan Georgia, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia has a reminder for ranchers and forestland owners who suffered damage to working lands due to Hurricane Michael. This Friday, Dec. 14, is the deadline to apply for funding through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).

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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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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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Georgia NRCS Providing Assistance from Hurricane Michael

Dan Georgia, USDA-NRCS

Here is a reminder for Georgia farmers and ranchers who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality because of Hurricane Michael, the first sign-up period for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia ends Friday, October 26. Georgia NRCS Providing Assistance from Hurricane Michael

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Assistance Available for Hurricane Damaged Ag Land through NRCS

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

Georgia farmers and ranchers who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality because of Hurricane Michael are encouraged to sign up for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). A series of special sign-ups for agricultural livestock mortality and carcass disposal is being conducted for the 6 counties designated under …