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Signup Batching Deadline Announced for Alabama’s Regional Conservation Partnership and Conservation Stewardship Programs

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Brandon McCray
334.887.4500


Release No.: 000003.19

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Signup Batching Deadline Announced for Alabama’s Regional Conservation Partnership and Conservation Stewardship Programs
 
Auburn, Ala., November 20, 2018 – USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist for Alabama Ben Malone announced that January 25, 2019 will be the signup batching deadline for producers for Fiscal Year 2019 for the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) and the Conservation Stewardship Program.  
 
Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP-EQIP) which includes the following: 
o Sustainable Forestry and Landowner Retention (U.S. Endowment) which will assist historically underserved forest landowners in select counties in West Alabama implement forestry related practices.
 
Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP- CStP) which includes the following:
o Alabama Soil Health is a collaborative effort between NRCS and the Alabama Soil and Water Conservation Committee which will help landowners in selected counties improve soil health by enhancing their current conservation efforts.
 
Conservation Stewardship Program (CStP)
o CStP will assist landowners enhance their current conservation efforts.
 
Applications are accepted on a continuous basis; however, selecting applications for funding is completed periodically through batching periods with specific cutoff dates. For more information about NRCS and its programs, visit your local USDA Service Center to determine eligibility. Individuals are not eligible for USDA programs until they have completed the Farm Bill eligibility requirements. General program information is available on the Alabama NRCS website at www.al.nrcs.usda.gov.
 
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