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Agricultural Management Assistance Program (AMA) FY 2018 Funding Deadline June 15, 2018

NRCS Announces Sign Up for Conservation Programs in FY 2018

Deadline: June 15th, 2018

Do you own or manage farmland in Rhode Island?

Financial and Technical Assistance Available for Farmers!

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Warwick, RI – May 10, 2018 - The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) encourages farmers to sign up for NRCS conservation funding.  FY 2018 funding is available for private agricultural land in Rhode Island under the Agricultural Management Assistance Program (AMA).  Although NRCS accepts applications on a continuous basis throughout the year, applications must be received by June 15th, 2018 to be considered for FY 2018 funding!

The financial and technical assistance is available to assist private land owners and managers in addressing farm, field, water, and/or plant management issues including:

  • Soil Erosion Control
  • Irrigation Systems
  • Water Wells
  • Seasonal High Tunnels

For more information, contact your local Conservation District or RI NRCS.

Eastern RI Conservation District
Serving Newport and Bristol Counties
Phone: (401) 934-0842

Northern RI Conservation District
Serving Providence County
Phone: (401) 934-0840

Southern RI Conservation District
Serving Kent and Washington Counties
Phone: (401) 500-0422

Natural Resources Conservation Service
60 Quaker Lane Suite 46
Warwick, RI 02886

Web site: www.ri.nrcs.usda.gov

E-mail: NRCSInfo@ri.usda.gov