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EQIP Applications Received by Oct. 29, 2021, to be Considered for Funding

USDA NRCS announces the 2022 Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) application deadline of October 29, 2021, as the date farmers and private landowners to have their applications submitted for 2022 funding consideration.

Targeted Signup to Support Climate-Smart Agriculture and Forestry

USDA is holding a targeted Environmental Quality Incentives Program signup to support climate-smart agriculture and forestry through voluntary conservation in 10 states, including North Carolina.

USDA to Invest $15 Million in the Future of Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is investing up to $15 million to support the development of new tools, approaches, practices and technologies to further natural resource conservation on private lands through the Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) program.

Roston Becomes National Certified Conservation Planner

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in North Carolina would like to congratulate Mr. Jeremy Roston Navas for being the first North Carolina employee to achieve all National Master Certified Conservation Planner requirements.


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