Energy Offset Deadline Extension

Randall Weiseman Alabama, General, USDA-NRCS

NRCS has extended the deadline for one-time payment adjustments that will allow eligible Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) participants to complete conservation practices that have been delayed because of higher energy costs. Find out more on the AL NRCS website. Report (1:00 wma)

2007 CSP Watersheds Announced

Randall Weiseman USDA-NRCS

51 new watersheds are eligible for the 2007 Conservation Security Program (CSP), including the Lower and Upper Choctawatchee River watersheds in Florida and Alabama and the Broad watershed in northeast Georgia. Find out more on the USDA NRCS website. Report (1:00 wma)

EQIP For Brazilian Pepper Control

Randall Weiseman Florida, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service EQIP program can help landowners control Brazilian Pepper. Find out more on the Florida NRCS website. Report (1:00 wma)

Alabama WHIP and EQIP Deadlines Approaching

Randall Weiseman Alabama, USDA-NRCS

The first batching deadline for USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation service Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) and the forestry/wildlife portions of the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is coming up on November 17. Learn more through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama. Report (1:00 wma)

FL EQIP Signup Deadline

Randall Weiseman Florida, General, USDA-NRCS

Florida USDA-NRCS State Conservationist Niles Glasgow urges producers to signup for EQIP programs by December 15. Find out more on the Florida NRCS website. Report (1:00 wma)

New NRCS Chief on the Job

Randall Weiseman General, USDA-NRCS

The new chief of USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is Arlen Lancaster and he is looking for feedback on conservation programs. Report (1:00 wma)