CSP

Alabama NRCS Signup Includes CSP

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. And NRCS Assistant State Conservationist for Programs in Alabama, Steve Musser, says this includes the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). Musser notes that while applications for CSP are accepted on a continuous …

Georgia

Florida NRCS Looking Forward to a Good Fiscal Year

Dan Conservation, Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

October 1st was the beginning of a new fiscal year for the U.S. Government, and that includes many programs that farmers and ranchers across Florida take part in. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is off and rolling with the new year, and Florida State Conservationist Juan Hernandez is very optimistic about the year ahead. Through conservation programs, Florida NRCS provides technical and financial assistance …

Conservation Incentive

NRCS Announces Conservation Funding Opportunities for 2022

Dan Conservation, Environment, USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) wants producers and landowners to know there are various fiscal year 2022 assistance opportunities available for key programs. That includes the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) and Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). NRCS Chief Terry Cosby told Southeast AgNet that while there are various batching period signups that take place, they do …

Georgia

EQIP, ACEP Signups Underway in Georgia

Dan Conservation, Environment, Georgia, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia recently announced sign-up for a couple of programs is underway. But, in order to be considered for fiscal year 2022 funding, applications must be submitted by November 5, 2021. The programs in this signup are the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). Georgia State Conservationist Terrance O. Rudolph invites producers to …

Alabama

Alabama NRCS Signup Includes ACEP

Dan Alabama, Conservation, Environment, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama recently announced their first program batching date for Fiscal Year 2022 Conservation Easements and Financial Assistance Programs. November 12, 2021 is the deadline to sign up for various programs. And NRCS Assistant State Conservationist for Programs in Alabama, Steve Musser, says this includes the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). While applications for ACEP are accepted on …

Florida

Conserving Protected Lands and Waters in South Central Florida

Dan Conservation, Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

The Nature Conservancy and partners have completed the protection of the essential and diverse landscape of Ravensworth Farms, a 1,069-acre working cattle ranch located along the eastern edge of the Lake Wales Ridge in Highlands County, Florida. The conservation easement placed on the ranch permanently prohibits development on the property while allowing cattle ranching operations to continue uninterrupted. One of …

alabama

Alabama NRCS Signup Includes EQIP

Dan Alabama, Conservation, Environment, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama recently announced their first program batching date for Fiscal Year 2022 Conservation Easements and Financial Assistance Programs. November 12, 2021 is the deadline to sign up for various programs. And NRCS Assistant State Conservationist for Programs in Alabama, Steve Musser, says this includes the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). EQIP provides financial and technical assistance to …

climate partnership initiative

USDA Unveils New Climate Partnership Initiative, Requests Public Input

Dan Climate Change, Environment, Florida, Forestry, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is committed to partnering with agriculture, forestry and rural communities to develop climate solutions that strengthen rural America. Thus, they are requesting public comments on a new climate partnership initiative designed to create new revenue streams for producers via market opportunities for commodities produced using climate-smart practices. USDA will support a set of pilot …

inflation

Georgia NRCS and Georgia Conservancy, Inc. Announce Project Sign-Up Deadline

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

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia and the Georgia Conservancy Inc. wants landowners in the state to know that a sign up for the Georgia Sentinel Landscape Project is underway. The deadline for eligible producers to apply is November 5, 2021. This state project is funded through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP), and was developed in conjunction with …

financial assistance

Signup Deadline Announced for Alabama’s Easement and Financial Assistance Programs

Dan Alabama, Conservation, Environment, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama has announced the first program batching date for Fiscal Year 2022 Conservation Easements and Financial Assistance Programs will be November 12, 2021. NRCS Assistant State Conservationist for Programs in Alabama, Steve Musser, explains what programs are involved in this signup. While applications are accepted on a continuous basis, funding is completed periodically through …