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2010 Annual Report Outreach

2010 Annual Report - Outreach

Highlights - 2010

  • Limited resource, traditionally underserved, female and beginning farmers or ranchers received more than $3,222,000 through EQIP, WHIP and CSP contracts.
  • Program Outreach - 20 meetings were held with a total of 2,426 limited resource and traditionally underserved farmers attending
  • Farmers Markets - provided marketing opportunities for organic and other niche product producers
  • NRCS staff attended meetings at Arkansas Land and Farm Cooperation to discuss Farm Bill updates
  • Provided a display and information at the Women in Agriculture Conference
  • Limited Resource Farmers and minority needs were addressed through specific funding categories
  • Provided program training workshops at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Rural Life Conference and Arkansas Land Farm Development Corporation
  • State Civil Rights Committee members attended four college career days to provide information on employment with NRCS

Funding by Program

Graph of EQIP Funding from 2003-2010

Graph of CSP funding 2003-2010

Graph of WHIP funding 2003-2010