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NRCS Accepting Comments on Conservation Practice Standards

Dan USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) reminds landowners they are currently accepting public input on existing national conservation practice standards as part of implementing the 2018 Farm Bill. NRCS offers 150-plus conservation practices to America’s farmers, ranchers and forest landowners to help meet their business and natural resource needs on their working lands. NRCS is requesting public comments, until April 25, 2019, on how …

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EQIP Signup Continues in Alabama

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama reminds landowners the signup batching deadline for Fiscal Year 2019 funding through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is April 25, 2019. Special emphasis participants like socially disadvantaged, limited resource, and beginning farmers and ranchers are eligible for a higher payment rate, plus can receive up to 50 percent advanced payment for …

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Signup Now for EQIP in Alabama

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama reminds landowners in the state the signup batching deadline for Fiscal Year 2019 for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and initiatives offered through the program is April 25, 2019. This EQIP signup includes wildlife, forestry, cropland erosion, cropland irrigation, grazing land, and water quality concerns. There are also various National and …

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Alabama State Conservationist on EQIP Signup Deadline

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) state conservationist for Alabama, Ben Malone, wants to remind landowners that the signup batching deadline for fiscal year 2019 for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program and initiatives offered through the program is April 25, 2019. While that is the deadline for this specific batching period, Malone says all of the NRCS programs …

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NRCS Chief Promotes EQIP and CSP

Dan Environment, USDA-NRCS

While Matt Lohr has only been on the job a few weeks as Chief of the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), he is very familiar with the programs NRCS offers. And he looks at two of those, the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) and the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), which many call their flagship program.

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Signup Batching Deadline for EQIP in Alabama

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama wants to remind producers the signup batching deadline for Fiscal Year 2019 funding for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and initiatives offered through the program is April 25, 2019. This EQIP signup includes wildlife, forestry, cropland erosion, cropland irrigation, grazing land, and water quality concerns. National and Statewide initiatives also included …

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Florida NRCS Signup Deadline is Friday

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS

Florida farmers, ranchers and forest owners can apply until December 21 for financial and technical assistance from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) for fiscal year 2019 funding. While applications are accepted on a continuous basis for all programs, funding selections are typically made once a year. Through EQIP, agricultural landowners may receive financial and technical assistance to improve …

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Special EQIP Signup Ends Friday in Georgia

Dan Georgia, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia has a reminder for ranchers and forestland owners who suffered damage to working lands due to Hurricane Michael. This Friday, Dec. 14, is the deadline to apply for funding through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).

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Special EQIP Signup Ends Friday in Florida

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida has a reminder for ranchers and forestland owners who suffered damage to working lands due to Hurricane Michael. This Friday, Dec. 14, is the deadline to apply for funding through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).