CONSERVATION PRACTICE FUNDING APP PERIOD NOW OPEN – DDL MARCH 6!

USDA NRCS in Tennessee Now Accepting FY 2020 Applications
Deadline to Apply is March 6, 2020

The United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is now accepting applications from Tennessee producers and landowners who are interested in implementing conservation practices to improve natural resources on their farm or forest land. Funding is available through the NRCS Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), and the deadline to apply for this funding is March 6, 2020.

Also, the application deadline for Tennessee eligible entities to apply for fiscal year 2020 funding for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program  (ACEP).  ACEP helps landowners, land trusts, and other entities protect, restore, and enhance wetlands, grasslands, and working farms and ranches through conservation easements.  The deadline to apply is Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Applications for ACEP will be accepted on a continuous basis, but deadlines must be set to evaluate the applications.

The full news release can be found on the Tennessee NRCS website by clicking here.

Montgomery County landowners/operators may contact our office directly for more information.

 

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