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Florida EQIP, RCPP Application Deadlines are September 30

Dan Conservation, Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

Florida agricultural producers and landowners have until Friday, September 30 to apply for funding through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). Applications, through the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida, are accepted throughout the year but farmers, ranchers, and non-industrial private forestland managers are urged to apply for this funding cycle. Any applications received after the deadline will be considered for …

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EQIP Application Deadline Extended to September 30 in Florida

Dan Conservation, Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

Florida agricultural producers and landowners have more time to apply to participate in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) for the current funding cycle. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida has announced the signup has been extended to September 30, 2022. Juan C. Hernandez, Florida State Conservationist, notes the extension will allow more farmers, ranchers, and non-industrial private forestland managers to …

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Application Deadline Nearing in Florida for New Water Conservation System Practice

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) In Florida wants to remind nursery owners about a newly approved conservation practice. The Water Conservation System, commonly known as an Evaporative Cooling Pad, will help reduce water and energy while improving plant productivity. This conservation practice is available for Florida nursery operations and existing greenhouses, and can also be used for cooling livestock and poultry facilities. …

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Application Deadline for EQIP is Sept 2 in Florida

Dan Conservation, Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

Agricultural producers and landowners in Florida are reminded the deadline to apply for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is Friday, September 2nd. Through EQIP, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida can provide producers and landowners with financial resources and one-on-one help to plan and implement improvements that address resource concerns. Once an application has been filed, the local NRCS conservation …

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Florida Agricultural Landowners Encouraged to Apply for EQIP

Dan Conservation, Florida, USDA-NRCS

Agricultural producers and landowners in Florida are encouraged to apply to participate in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).  The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida can provide producers and landowners with financial resources and one-on-one help to plan and implement improvements that address resource concerns. “Using EQIP conservation practices can lead to cleaner water and air, healthier soil and better wildlife …

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EQIP Applications Accepted on a Continuous Basis

Dan Conservation, Environment, USDA-NRCS

The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), provides financial and technical assistance to agricultural producers. The program is designed to address natural resource concerns and deliver environmental benefits such as improved water and air quality, conserved ground and surface water, reduced soil erosion and sedimentation or improved or created wildlife habitat. And according to NRCS Chief Terry …

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Accepting Applications for EQIP Animal Mortality Pilot in Alabama

Dan Alabama, Beef, Cattle, Dairy, Livestock, USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama is currently accepting applications for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Animal Mortality Pilot. Alabama is offering financial and technical assistance to agricultural producers to address on-farm concentrated nutrient and pathogen leaching losses due to animal mortality. Animal Mortality Facilities, including incinerators and composters, will be the priority conservation practice contracted within this Pilot. …

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Promoting EQIP in Georgia

Dan Conservation, Environment, Georgia, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia wants to remind producers and landowners across the state that technical or financial assistance can be applied for year-round through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). Through EQIP, agricultural producers receive assistance to implement structural and management conservation practices that optimize environmental benefits on working agricultural land. Georgia State Conservationist Terrance O. Rudolph says EQIP covers all …

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Promoting EQIP in Florida

Dan Conservation, Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

Many producers and landowners are familiar with the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). But Florida State Conservationist Juan Hernandez, with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), invites you to learn more about all of the practices offered under EQIP. Through EQIP, assistance is available to help producers and landowners plan and implement conservation practices to provide environmental benefits on cropland, pasture, forestland, and associated agricultural land, …

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Promoting EQIP in Alabama

Dan Alabama, Conservation, Environment, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama wants to remind producers across the state that all of the programs they offer have continuous signup. Alabama State Conservationist, Ben Malone, says that includes the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). Through EQIP, agricultural producers receive financial and technical assistance to implement structural and management conservation practices that optimize environmental benefits on working agricultural land. From time to …