DON’T FORGET! APPLICATIONS for the David E. Hinton Scholarship for students planning to major in Agricultural or related field studies SHOULD BE SUBMITTED BY APRIL 1, 2020 (just 2 weeks away)!!
NEW this year: students attending ANY State accredited college with an AG major!!
DON’T FORGET!! The deadline for Tennessee producers and landowners who are interested in implementing conservation practices to improve natural resources on their farm or forest land is THIS FRIDAY, MARCH 6!
STREAMBANK STABILIZATION, FENCING, WATERING FACILITIES, EROSION CONTROL PRACTICES, COVER CROPS, CROPLAND CONVERSION TO PASTURE…just to name a few. NOW is the time for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)! Contact our office, 931.368.0252 x 3
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.
The Montgomery County SCD is now accepting applications for scholarships with an Agriculture related major to attend ANY accredited college in Tennessee. Get the application packet here and send it in by APRIL 1, 2020!!