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Georgia NRCS Announces Ag Conservation Easement Program Sign Up Deadline

Dan Conservation, Environment, Georgia, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia has announced a sign-up for this year’s Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). In order to be considered for fiscal year 2022 funding, applications must be submitted by November 5, 2021. ACEP is a program with two components, Agricultural Land Easements (ALE) and Wetlands Reserve Easements (WRE). Georgia State Conservationist Terrance O. Rudolph said, “ACEP …