USDA NRCS “EQUIP” Sign-Up Deadline Nears

Gary Cooper Citrus, Florida, USDA-NRCS

The Florida office of USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS) encourages citrus growers to apply for funds to help install things like modern irrigation systems, through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQUIP). The sign-up deadline for the next batch of applications to be considered is November 13th. In these two reports, District Conservationist Ed Sheehan in Bartow explains some advantages of the EQUIP program for citrus growers, and how growers can signd up.
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