Latest Environmental Quality Incentives Program Stories

2008-08-07 12:00:21

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Anita Brown +1-530-792-5644, or Alan Forkey +1-530-792- 5653, both of Natural Resources Conservation Service Sign up follows record $54 million in conservation contracts in California in 2008 DAVIS, Calif., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Conservation cost share applications for the popular Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) are being accepted for funding consideration in fiscal year 2009 from now through November 2, 2008 at USDA Natural...

2008-08-04 18:00:26

By Mike Surbrugg, The Joplin Globe, Mo. Aug. 4--It's not every day that a farm program puts smiles on the faces of farmers and conservationists. But that could happen with the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, or EQIP, which provides money to farmers and ranchers to implement practices that reduce pollution. Money can be sought for restoring and managing timber damaged by ice storms or tornadoes, for example. Poultry producers can get money to build structures for storing waste...

2008-07-23 12:00:48

DAVIS, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2008 Farm Bill (Food Conservation and Energy Act of 2008) became law on May 22, and included a strong conservation component that translates into millions of dollars in technical and financial assistance for California farmers, ranchers, forest managers and organizations to protect natural resources on private lands. USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California will host a State Technical Advisory Committee (STAC)...

2008-07-15 21:00:18

More than $200 million for two voluntary conservation programs will be available to farmers and ranchers, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer said. The 2008 Farm Bill will provide $200 million to help farmers and ranchers address natural resource problems through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, the Agriculture Department said in a news release. An additional $2.5 million will be available for Agricultural Management Assistance in 16 states. These additional funds will...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.