Assistance Program

Cost Share Funds for BMP’s

The Northwest Florida Water Management District has $680,875 cost-share funding available for projects to improve water quality and reduce water use demands on farms in and around the Jackson Blue Spring Basin.  Eligible projects will provide increased efficiency in both irrigation and fertilizer use in Jackson County—the largest agricultural area in Northwest Florida. Participant Eligibility: …

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Extension Peanut Butter Drive a Success

175 jars of peanut butter were collected by the Jackson County Extension Service to donate to the Chipola Ministry Center. 175 Jars of Peanut Butter Collected in Jackson County Thanks to everyone who donated peanut butter to the food drive sponsored by the Extension Service that concluded with the Farm City Day Celebration.  Our 4-H Clubs, Master …

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Apply Now for 2013 Conservation Assistance from NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida encourages farmers and ranchers to submit application now for conservation programs.  These programs may help eligible participants pay for conservation practices to prevent soil erosion, improve water quality, restore wetlands, and provide habitat for wildlife.  Participation in all programs is voluntary.  Although applications …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2012/10/05/apply-now-for-2013-conservation-assistance-from-nrcs/