Florida NRCS Offers Sign-up for Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Rivers Project

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GAINESVILLE, Fla., March 13, 2018 — USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications from agricultural producers until April 30 for a Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) project that improves water quality and quantity.

The “Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Rivers (ACFR) Conservation Partnership for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia” project in the ACFR basin covers 13 million acres in eastern Alabama, western Georgia and the Florida panhandle.

NRCS will provide financial and technical assistance to eligible farmers and landowners toward conservation practices that improve natural resources in 11 Florida counties through the Environmental Quality Improvement Program (EQIP).

Producers in the following counties are encouraged to apply: Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Wakulla and Washington.

Producers interested in more information about applying can contact their local USDA service center or visit www.nrcs.usda.gov/GetStarted.

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