Eligible governments can apply for VPA-HIP funds for proposed projects to improve wildlife habitat & enhance public access for rec. opportunities on private farm and forest lands through April 24, 2015.
USDA is accepting public comments on its interim final rule for the new Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) through April 28, 2015. The official notice can be found in the Federal Register. Please visit the ACEP page or Farm Bill Program Rules page for more information on the ACEP statutory changes.