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EQIP Signup in Georgia Runs through Next Week

Dan Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Forestry, Georgia, USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia wants to remind producers and landowners that signup for fiscal year 2023 Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) funding runs until November 4, 2022. All Georgia agricultural and forest operators who wish to be considered for this year’s technical and financial assistance should apply by that date. While customers can apply year-round, this application ranking date …

Emergency Watershed Protection

Florida NRCS Helping Communities through EWP

Dan Conservation, Economy, Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) program, Environment, Irrigation, USDA-NRCS, Water

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida wants to pass along information about the Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) program. After a natural disaster like Hurricane Ian, through EWP NRCS offers help to alleviate hazards to life and property. Florida NRCS State Conservationist, Juan C. Hernandez, explains who this program is designed for. Public and private landowners are eligible for assistance, but must …

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Sign-Up Underway for RCPP Projects in Georgia

Dan Conservation, Environment, Georgia, Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP), USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia, along with partner groups, is conducting a sign-up for four regionally-focused conservation projects funded through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). This includes Project ID# 1960 – The Red Hills to the Coast, Connecting Land. This state project was developed in conjunction with Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy. The …

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NRCS Assistance for Producers Affected by Hurricane Ian

Dan Economy, Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Florida, USDA-NRCS

The USDA says its expediting assistance for producers affected by Hurricane Ian. USDA can provide payments, through conservation program contracts, for Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) conservation practices to help agricultural landowners and producers address disaster-related resource concerns on their land. To expedite Hurricane Ian disaster recovery, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is issuing early start waivers in EQIP …

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USDA-NRCS in Georgia Announces EQIP Sign-Up

Dan Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Georgia, USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia has announced a statewide application ranking date for fiscal year 2023 Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) funding. All Georgia agricultural and forest operators who wish to be considered for this year’s technical and financial assistance should apply by November 4, 2022. While customers can apply year-round, this application ranking date announcement is for all general …

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FY23 Signup Deadline Announced for Alabama’s Easement and Financial Assistance Programs

Dan Agricultural Conservation Easement Program – Wetland Reserve Easements (ACEP-WRE), Alabama, Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Farm Bill, USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama has announced signup is underway for Fiscal Year 2023 Farm Bill Easement and Financial Assistance Programs. Those programs include: ACEP-WRE, the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program – Wetland Reserve Easements CSP, the Conservation Stewardship Program EQIP, the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, which also includes the Conservation Incentive Contracts (CIC) ACEP-WRE easements provide habitat for fish and wildlife, …

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Contact Florida NRCS before Initiating Hurricane Cleanup

Dan Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Florida, USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida continues efforts to assist agricultural producers and landowners affected by Hurricane Ian with disaster recovery. That includes the announcement of early start waivers for Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) emergency declaration counties. This will allow key conservation practices to start prior to conservation program contract approval. Florida NRCS State Conservationist, Juan C. Hernandez, is …

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Florida Ag Producers Impacted by Hurricane Ian May be Eligible for Emergency Conservation Program Assistance

Dan Aquaculture, Cattle, Economy, Emergency Conservation Program (ECP), Field Crops, Florida, Fruits, Hemp, Herbs, Hydroponics, Livestock, Nursery Crops, Organic, Pollinators, Specialty Crops, Sugar, USDA-FSA, Vegetables

Agricultural producers who suffered severe damage from Hurricane Ian, may be eligible for assistance under the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) administered by USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA). But, to be eligible, USDA approval is required before producers can begin repair efforts. Deborah Tannebaum, State Executive Director of the Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Florida, explained to Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman what land is …

disaster recovery

USDA Expedites Hurricane Ian Disaster Recovery

Dan Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Florida, USDA-NRCS

In order to expedite Hurricane Ian disaster recovery, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida has announced it is issuing early start waivers in Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) emergency declaration counties, to allow commencement of key conservation practices prior to conservation program contract approval. Juan C. Hernandez, Florida NRCS State Conservationist, told Southeast AgNet they can provide payments, through conservation program …