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Alabama NRCS Programs and Additional Information

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Signup for 2015 Alabama NRCS programs is October 17 (news release).  Signup is continuous.  If you miss this deadline, your application will be accepted for future funding.  Visit your local NRCS office.

New Farm Bill

Alabama  StrikeForce Initiative

Financial Assistance Programs

Eligible producers may receive a payment based on the statewide average cost of the installation of the conservation practice.  Socially disadvantaged, limited resource, and beginning farmers and ranchers are eligible for a higher payment based on the statewide average cost of the installation of the conservation practice.  In addition, socially disadvantaged, limited resource, and beginning farmers and ranchers can receive up to 30 percent advanced payment for purchasing materials or contracting.

Special Emphasis

Easement Programs

  1. Agricultural Land Easement (ALE): includes the Farm and Ranchland Protection Program and Grassland Reserve Program

  2. Wetland Reserve Easements (WRE): open land that has wet soils and was drained.
     

Additional Program Information

Archived Information

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