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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, …

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Signup Batching Deadline for EQIP in Alabama

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama wants to remind producers the signup batching deadline for Fiscal Year 2019 funding 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. National and Statewide initiatives also included …

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Alabama Signup Batching Deadline Nearing for Conservation Programs

Dan Alabama, Environment, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama wants to remind producers that Jan. 25 is the signup batching deadline for fiscal year 2019 funding for the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) and the Conservation Stewardship Program.  Through RCPP, Sustainable Forestry and Landowner Retention (U.S. Endowment) will assist historically underserved forest landowners in select counties …

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Alabama NRCS Announces 2019 Small Farmer of the Year

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

Trylon Williams of Safford, Alabama has been named the Alabama Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) 2019 Small Farmer of the Year. Williams was recognized at the 76th Annual Alabama Association of Conservation Districts (AACD) Conference in Auburn, Alabama on November 12, 2018 by Alabama NRCS State Conservationist Ben Malone. An entrepreneur in every sense of the word, Williams owns and …

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Alabama Irrigation Workshops

Dan Alabama, Education, Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS, Water

The Alabama Soil and Water Conservation Committee has been working with the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) and Auburn University (AU), to identify which watersheds will have funding priority. In response to this initiative, Alabama Extension will host two free irrigation workshops for producers that include trainings, as well as on-farm demonstrations of …

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EQIP Signup Underway in Alabama

Dan Alabama, Economy, USDA-NRCS

USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist for Alabama, Ben Malone, recently announced that January 25, 2019 will be the signup batching deadline for producers for Fiscal Year 2019 funding through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and initiatives offered through the program. Malone knows EQIP can help many producers in the state. EQIP Signup Underway in Alabama

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Signup Announced for EQIP in Alabama

Dan Alabama, Economy, USDA-NRCS

USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist for Alabama Ben Malone announced that January 25, 2019  will be the signup batching deadline for producers for Fiscal Year 2019 for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and initiatives offered through the program. In addition to the January 25,, 2019 deadline, Malone announced that a 2nd signup batching date has been set …