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Apply Now for USDA Conservation Innovation Grants

Applications due by March 22, 2013

DOVER, Del., Feb. 26, 2013—  USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will provide up to $25 million in grants to help develop and demonstrate cutting-edge ideas to improve conservation on private lands. Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) are available for state and local governments, federally recognized Indian Tribes, non-governmental and educational organizations, private businesses and individuals.  All grant applications are due Friday, March 22.  

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Delaware Farmers Encouraged to Restore and Protect Land with Conservation Easements 

Application cut-off of March 15 for easement programs in Delaware
 

Dover, Del., Jan. 23, 2013- Delaware farmers interested in protecting and restoring their wetlands or grasslands are encouraged to apply for financial assistance through the federal Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP) and Grassland Reserve Program (GRP). Applicants should submit their applications no later than March 15, 2013 to their local USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) office to be considered for funding in fiscal year 2013.

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Comment Period Open for 590 Nutrient Management Practice Standard

Comment period ends Feb. 21
 

USDA NRCS in Delaware is currently accepting comments for Delaware's 590 Nutrient Management Practice Standard. Please send any comments to Sally Kepfer at Sally.Kepfer@de.usda.gov no later than Thursday, February 21, 2013.

 

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USDA NRCS Announces Sign-up for Three Conservation Programs

DOVER, Del., September 19, 2012—  Applications for three extensive conservation programs are being accepted until October 19, 2012 for funding consideration in FY2013.  Delaware producers are encouraged to sign up for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) or Agricultural Management Assistance (AMA) program, which provide financial and technical assistance to address varying conservation priorities.

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