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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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USDA-NRCS Providing Technical and Financial Assistance

Dan Economy, Technology, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) invites agricultural producers and private landowners to learn more about the various programs they offer. NRCS Chief Terry Cosby says through many of the programs they offer both technical and financial assistance. And NRCS accepts applications for its conservation programs year-round. To learn more, contact your local USDA Service Center, or go to the NRCS website.

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USDA-NRCS Signup Deadline in Alabama is Friday

Dan Alabama, Conservation, Environment, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama wants to remind eligible landowners and agricultural producers their first program batching deadline for Fiscal Year 2022 Conservation Easements and Financial Assistance Programs is Friday, November 12, 2021. Applicable programs include the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program – Wetland Reserve Easements (ACEP-WRE), Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG), the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), Environmental Quality …

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Florida NRCS to Hold CSP Signup Virtual Workshop

Dan Conservation, Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida has announced they are now accepting applications from agricultural producers and forest landowners for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). And to help you with more information, NRCS will conduct a virtual workshop and overview of CSP next Thursday, November 18th. There will be two opportunities to take part in the virtual workshop, as the …

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Georgia State Conservationist on Accepting Program Applications

Dan Conservation, Environment, Georgia, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia wants to remind producers and landowners they can seek technical or financial assistance year-round. You may be aware that NRCS held a signup that ended last week. And while applications for funding is completed periodically through batching periods with specific cutoff dates, Georgia State Conservationist Terrance O. Rudolph wants you to know that applications …

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USDA Invests Millions in Partnerships to Restore Wetlands, Support Historically Underserved Producers

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

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced they will invest $11 million in five Wetland Reserve Enhancement Partnership (WREP) projects to bring together partners and landowners to voluntarily return critical wetland functions to agricultural landscapes. NRCS is funding two new projects and providing additional funding to three existing ones that prioritize high-impact projects and provide assistance to historically underserved farmers …

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Alabama NRCS Offering Conservation Incentive Contracts

Dan Alabama, Conservation, Environment, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama wants to remind producers and landowners the first program batching date for fiscal year 2022 Conservation Easements and Financial Assistance Programs is November 12, 2021. This includes both the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). And Alabama NRCS Assistant State Conservationist for Programs, Steve Musser, says this year they are also offering …