Florida NRCS Holding CSP Webinar November 6

Dan Conservation, Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), Education, Environment, Florida, Forestry, USDA-NRCS

Courtesy NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Florida (NRCS-FL) will host a virtual workshop and overview of the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) for agricultural producers and non-industrial, private forest landowners on Monday, November 6, 2023.

CSP is a unique program that offers additional conservation and financial opportunities. Florida CSP funding for fiscal year 2024 (FY2024) was increased to $15.5 million.

There will be two opportunities to attend the Zoom workshop on November 6th.

  • 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. (EST)
  • 6:00 P.M. to 8 P.M. (EST) – (same presentation as the first session)

ZOOM link for both meetings: https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1613347857#success

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Virtual ZOOM meeting agenda:

  • CSP Versus EQIP
  • How to find local NRCS office
  • Where to find more information about CSP and EQIP
  • CSP Application
  • Producer Map – information NRCS needs
  • CSP Payments – minimum and maximum
  • CSP Eligibility requirements
  • Enhancements/Practices
  • Questions from participants

“A big change from last fiscal year is that the minimum annual payment that a producer can receive was increased to $4,000/year,” said Walter Albarran, Acting State Conservationist.  “We look forward to visiting with producers, ranchers, and non-industrial forest landowners, and showing them how CSP may be of benefit and support to their agricultural operations.”

The new cut off/batching date to submit CSP Classic Applications in FY2024 is Friday, November 17, 2023.