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Signup Now for Conservation Incentive Contracts in Alabama

Dan Alabama, Conservation, Environment, Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama is offering an expanded opportunity for climate-smart agriculture in 2023. Updates include statewide availability of the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Conservation Incentive Contracts. These improvements to NRCS’ working lands conservation programs, combined with continued program opportunities in Alabama, are part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s broader effort to support climate-smart agriculture. Applications will be accepted through Friday, …

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Working on Your 2023 Conservation Resolutions

Dan Conservation, Environment, USDA-NRCS

With 2022 coming to an end, some are already thinking about plans for next year. And if making resolutions includes conservation, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is ready to help you do just that. And a recent article highlights some of the options to consider: To get started on your conservation plans, simply stop by your local USDA service center, to discuss your …

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USDA-NRCS Offers Conservation Funding Opportunities

Dan Agricultural Conservation Easement Program – Wetland Reserve Easements (ACEP-WRE), Conservation, Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), Environment, Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP), USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has several fiscal year 2023 assistance opportunities for agricultural producers and private landowners for key programs. This includes the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) and the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). Through conservation programs, NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to help producers and landowners make conservation improvements on their land that benefit natural …

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NCBA Applauds Protect Farmers from the SEC ACT in Senate

Dan Cattle, Environment, Greenhouse Gas, Legislative, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), Regulation

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) supports the Senate version of the Protect Farmers from the SEC Act, a companion bill to legislation introduced into the House of Representatives by Oklahoma Republican Frank Lucas. “The Securities and Exchange Commissions’ overly broad rulemaking has the potential to increase burdens on cattle producers by requiring data that’s impossible to provide,” says NCBA …

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USDA Offers Expanded Conservation Program Opportunities to Support Climate-Smart Agriculture in Fiscal Year 2023

Dan Alabama, Conservation, Environment, Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama is announcing an expanded opportunity for climate-smart agriculture in 2023. Updates include statewide availability of the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Conservation Incentive Contracts. These improvements to NRCS’ working lands conservation programs, combined with continued program opportunities in Alabama, are part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s broader effort to support climate-smart agriculture. “Climate change is happening, …

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NRCS Programs Underway in New Fiscal Year

Dan Conservation, Environment, USDA-NRCS

Efforts to streamline and build upon USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) programs and services were a part of the preparations for the new fiscal year that started October First. NRCS Chief Terry Cosby says this was helped by funding through the inflation reduction act. He wants to remind producers and landowners about the conservation technical assistance that NRCS provides. Cosby notes how …

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EQIP Signup Continues in Alabama

Dan Alabama, Conservation, Environment, Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama recently announced signup is underway for Fiscal Year 2023 Farm Bill Easement and Financial Assistance Programs. This includes the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and EQIP Conservation Incentive Contracts. EQIP provides financial and technical assistance to agricultural producers to address natural resource concerns and deliver environmental benefits such as improved water and air quality, conserved ground and surface …

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USDA NRCS in Georgia Offers Conservation Funding Opportunities

Dan Agricultural Conservation Easement Program – Wetland Reserve Easements (ACEP-WRE), Conservation, Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), Environment, Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Georgia, Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP), USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia has several assistance opportunities for agricultural producers and private landowners for key programs. This includes the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) and the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). Through these conservation programs, NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to help producers and landowners make conservation improvements on their land that benefit natural …

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NCBA Accepting ESP Nominations

Dan Cattle, Environment, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA)

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) is now accepting for the 2023 Environmental Stewardship Award (ESP). The yearly award recognizes outstanding stewardship practices and conservation achievements of U.S. cattle producers. “Cattle producers are actively working to protect and improve the environment because they know environmental stewardship and good business go together,” says NCBA President Don Schiefelbein. Any group, individual, or organization is eligible to …