CSP

CSP Signup in Florida Ends Dec. 10

Dan Conservation, Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida wants to remind agricultural producers and forest landowners they are accepting applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). But the deadline to apply to be considered for funding in the current cycle is December 10, 2021. CSP is for working lands, including cropland, pastureland, rangeland, non-industrial forestland as well as tribal lands. The program helps producers …

Alabama

Signup Deadline Announced for RCPP in Alabama

Dan Alabama, Conservation, Environment, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama has announced they are now accepting applications for the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) for the first batching date through January 3, 2022. In Alabama, the Nature Conservancy plans to reduce sedimentation, toxic pollution, nutrient runoff, and other stresses within several waterbodies in the Paint Rock, Big Canoe Creek, and Locust Fork watersheds. Implementing streambank restoration …

Georgia

Georgia State Conservationist Promotes EQIP

Dan Conservation, Environment, Georgia, USDA-NRCS

While USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia recently held a batching sign up for 2022 programs, they want to remind producers and landowners technical or financial assistance can be applied for year-round. Georgia State Conservationist Terrance O. Rudolph wants you to know that applications are accepted on a continuous basis, and this includes for their popular Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). Rudolph said, …

alabama

USDA-NRCS in Alabama Encourages Producers to Contact Local Offices

Dan Alabama, Conservation, Environment, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama recently held their first program batching deadline for Fiscal Year 2022 Conservation Easements and Financial Assistance Programs. But they want to remind eligible landowners and agricultural producers that continuous sign up is offered for many of their popular programs. NRCS Assistant State Conservationist for Programs in Alabama, Steve Musser, encourages producers, no …

Florida State Conservationist

Florida State Conservationist Promoting EQIP

Dan Conservation, Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

Many producers and landowners are familiar with the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). But some may not be familiar with all of the practices offered under EQIP. So, Florida State Conservationist Juan Hernandez, with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), wants you to know that EQIP applications are accepted on a continuous basis. Through EQIP, assistance is available to help producers and landowners plan and …

Agricultural Conservation Easement Program

Learn About the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program

Dan Alabama, Conservation, Environment, Georgia, USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama and Georgia encourages producers and eligible partners to learn more about the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). Created through the 2014 Farm Bill and reauthorized in the 2018 Farm Bill, ACEP is a program with two components, Agricultural Land Easements (ALE) and Wetlands Reserve Easements (WRE). ACEP-WRE applications are accepted directly from producers on eligible lands. These easements will …

nrcs

NRCS in Florida Announces Agricultural Conservation Easement Program Signup

Dan Conservation, Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida has announced they are accepting applications from agricultural producers and forest landowners for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). While NRCS does accept ACEP applications year-round, producers and landowners should apply by December 31, 2021 to be considered for funding in the current cycle. ACEP provides financial and technical assistance to help conserve agricultural lands and wetlands …

DeSantis

DeSantis Pitches Money for Everglades, Resiliency

Dan Conservation, Florida

(TALLAHASSEE/Nov. 17, 2021) — Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday he will request $660 million for Everglades restoration efforts and $550 million for coastal resiliency in budget proposals for the 2022-2023 fiscal year. DeSantis said the request would bring to about $1 billion the money for a resiliency program aimed at combating rising sea levels. “I think that will make us …

CSP

CSP Virtual Workshop is Thursday in Florida

Dan Conservation, Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

Agricultural producers and forest landowners in Florida are urged to take part in a virtual workshop this week concerning the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida recently announced they are accepting applications for CSP, and will conduct a virtual workshop and overview of the program this Thursday, November 18th. There will be two opportunities to take …

usda

USDA-NRCS Providing 2022 Assistance Opportunities

Dan Conservation, Environment, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing fiscal year 2022 assistance opportunities for agricultural producers and private landowners for key programs. These programs include the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP), Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) and more. Through these conservation programs, NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to help producers and landowners make conservation improvements on their land …