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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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Florida Disaster Assistance and Hurricane Recovery Workshops

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) wants to remind agricultural producers affected by Hurricane Michael that representatives from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Farm Service Agency (FSA), Rural Development (RD) and Risk Management Agency (RMA) will present disaster assistance workshops next week. Topics to be discussed include emergency assistance for livestock & crop-related expenses and losses; financial assistance programs …

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Assistance Helps Farmers, Ranchers Conserve Natural Resources

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS

Application deadline for financial assistance Dec. 21 Florida farmers, ranchers and forest owners can apply until Dec. 21 for financial and technical assistance from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) for fiscal year 2019 funding. Although applications are accepted on a continuous basis for all programs, funding selections are typically made once a year. Through EQIP, agricultural landowners may …

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Assistance Available through NRCS for Ag Land Damaged by Hurricane Michael

Dan Economy, Florida, Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

Florida farmers and ranchers who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality due to 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). Agricultural producers in Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Leon, Liberty, Wakulla, and Washington counties are eligible to apply for assistance. …

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USDA Disaster Assistance and Hurricane Recovery Workshops

Dan Florida, Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

Representatives from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Farm Service Agency (FSA), Rural Development (RD) and Risk Management Agency (RMA) will present disaster assistance information for agricultural producers. Workshop topics include emergency assistance for livestock & crop-related expenses and losses; financial assistance programs to help with farm and farmland damage; deadlines for applying for disaster assistance programs and programs to help with restoration and rehabilitation of farm and …

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EQIP Signup in Florida Ends November 2

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS

There is just a little over a week left for Florida farmers, ranchers and forest owners to apply for financial and technical assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). Conservation Programs Specialist with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida, Nathan Fikkert, says one aspect of this signup is the energy initiative. EQIP Signup in Florida Ends November 2

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EQIP Signup for Florida Landowners Continues

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida reminds farmers, ranchers and forest owners you have until November 2 to apply for financial and technical assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). Nathan Fikkert, Conservation Programs Specialist for NRCS, explains what this sign-up involves. EQIP Signup for Florida Landowners Continues

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EWP Helps Florida Landowners after Hurricane

Dan Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

While Hurricane Michael didn’t affect all areas in Florida, it did some. And no matter when a natural disaster may strike, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) wants landowners to know if your area suffers damage, the Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP) can help relieve imminent hazards to life and property. This includes damage caused by hurricanes, floods, fires and …

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Easements: Preserving Old Florida

Dan Environment, Florida, Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

The Lightsey family has been running cattle in central Florida since the 1850s, but with 1,000 people moving to Florida daily, development encroaches on their legacy and the natural resources that support it. Cary Lightsey and his brother Layne have put 90 percent of their land on 10 ranches into conservation easements with the help of USDA and other groups. These …