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USDA Announces Targeted Cover Crop Initiative for Georgia

Dan Cover Crops, Georgia, USDA-NRCS

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia has announced several new and expanded opportunities for conservation programs that lend to climate-smart agriculture production in fiscal year 2022. Among these is the Cover Crop Initiative (CCI) that incentivizes the use of cover crops on Georgia’s agricultural land. The Georgia counties included in this targeted effort to improve soil health through the …

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Drought Funding for Alabama Livestock Producers

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Livestock, USDA-NRCS

Alabama livestock producers are being reminded that today, Friday, July 28th is the deadline to apply for drought funding. For those impacted by last year’s extreme drought, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama will be providing dollars to eligible landowners through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). These dollars can be used to address fencing, water troughs, pasture, …