USDA Accepting Applications for EQIP Urban Agricultural Initiative in Alabama

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama has announced they are accepting applications from urban agricultural producers for Urban Agriculture and Innovation Production (UAIP) projects under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). This program offers producers technical and financial assistance to address resource concerns on their land. “As American agriculture continues to grow in new directions, NRCS conservation assistance will grow along …

USDA Accepting Applications for EQIP Urban Agricultural Initiative in Florida

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida is still accepting applications from urban agricultural producers for Urban Agriculture and Innovation Production (UAIP) projects under the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). This program offers producers technical and financial assistance to address resource concerns on their land. “Urban agriculture projects can help improve nutrition and food access and increase local food production in urban …

Conservation

NRCS Offers Conservation Funding Opportunities

Dan Conservation, Economy, 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. This includes the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) and the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). NRCS Chief Terry Cosby says while there are batching period signups that take place from time to time, they …

Alabama Announces Signup for EQIP WLFW Eastern Hellbender Initiative

Dan Alabama, Conservation, Environment, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama has announced signup is underway for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Working Lands for Wildlife (WLFW) Eastern Hellbender Initiative. Alabama is joining Tennessee, Virginia, and North Carolina in this initiative which will include practices to improve water quality within streams. The Eastern Hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis) is the largest salamander in the U.S. with some reaching a weight of 2 …

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 …