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Alabama EQIP Signup Deadline is Next Week

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist for Alabama, Ben Malone, wants to remind landowners in the state that the signup batching deadline for Fiscal Year 2019 for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and initiatives offered through the program is April 25. With EQIP programs, eligible producers may receive a payment based on the statewide average cost of the installation …

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Monday Deadline for Easement Program Sign-Up in Alabama

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

Under the Wetlands Reserve Easements component, financial assistance is available for landowners to enhance and protect habitat for wildlife on their lands, reduce impacts from flooding, recharge groundwater and provide outdoor recreational and educational opportunities. The voluntary nature of NRCS’ easement programs allows effective integration of wetland restoration on working landscapes, providing benefits to farmers and ranchers who enroll in …

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Alabama EQIP Signup Deadline Nearing

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama reminds landowners the signup batching deadline for Fiscal Year 2019 funding through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is April 25th. This EQIP signup includes wildlife, forestry, cropland erosion, cropland irrigation, grazing land, and water quality concerns. Plus, there are National and Statewide initiatives included, like Alabama Soil Health, Feral Swine Management, Working Lands …

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April 15 is ACEP Signup Deadline in Alabama

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

For eligible Alabama producers interested in the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program’s (ACEP) Wetlands Reserve Easements (WRE) and Agricultural Land Easements (ALE) components, a reminder April 15th is the signup deadline for 2019 funding. In a release, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist for Alabama Ben Malone, said “We are looking to work with landowners and partners to help …

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Alabama State Conservationist on CSP

Dan Alabama, Environment, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama wants to remind landowners in the state that the signup batching deadline for Fiscal Year 2019 funding for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is April 25, 2019. But Alabama State Conservationist Ben Malone, also encourages landowners wanting to enhance current conservation efforts to apply for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP).

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EQIP Signup Continues in Alabama

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama reminds landowners the signup batching deadline for Fiscal Year 2019 funding through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is April 25, 2019. Special emphasis participants like socially disadvantaged, limited resource, and beginning farmers and ranchers are eligible for a higher payment rate, plus can receive up to 50 percent advanced payment for …

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NRCS Alabama Announces Conservation Easement Signup

Dan Alabama, Environment, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama has announced that eligible producers interested in the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program’s Wetlands Reserve Easements (WRE) and Agricultural Land Easements (ALE) components should apply for program funds by April 15 at their local USDA service center. Under the Wetlands Reserve Easements component, financial assistance is available for landowners …

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Signup Now for EQIP in Alabama

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama reminds landowners in the state the signup batching deadline for Fiscal Year 2019 for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and initiatives offered through the program is April 25, 2019. This EQIP signup includes wildlife, forestry, cropland erosion, cropland irrigation, grazing land, and water quality concerns. There are also various National and …

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Alabama NRCS Employee Receives Award

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

An employee with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama was named the 2018 Jerry L. Johnson award winner. Jason Gardner received the award, which is given to an Alabama NRCS employee for “Excellence in Public Service through One’s Family, Employment, Profession and Community.” The nominated employee who exhibits the characteristics of Jerry Johnson’s spirit and concern for his family, …