NEWS RELEASE USDA NRCS in Kentucky Announces First Application Cut-Off Period for the 2019 Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) will be November 2, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Rick Burbridge NRCS Planner 216 W. Ohio St., Suite C Morgantown, KY 42261 (270) 526-3765 ext. 3067 rick.burbridge@ky.usda.gov Lexington, KY, September 18, 2018. The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Kentucky is encouraging landowners, farmers and producers to visit their local NRCS office now to receive information and apply for conservation technical assistance and possible funding opportunities. The application process for NRCS’s conservation programs is continuous, but funding selections for specific programs are made throughout the year. For the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Kentucky NRCS has announced that applications for assistance for seasonal high tunnels, on-farm energy, certified or transitioning to organic, Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative (MRBI), National Water Quality Initiative (NWQI), and conservation activity plans received by November 2, 2018, will be evaluated and contracts will be entered by January 31, 2019. MRBI and NWQI are offered only in certain locations, but the other efforts are statewide. Applications for practices to treat resource concerns not covered above will be accepted, but those applications will not be processed until after February 2019. A later cutoff date will be identified for these applications and will be posted on the Kentucky NRCS website. For more information about EQIP or the other programs offered by NRCS, visit us on the web at www.ky.nrcs.usda.gov or contact your local NRCS service center at http://offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app. # USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Ave., SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (866) 632-9992 (Toll-free Customer Service), (800) 877-8339 (Local or Federal relay), (866) 377-8642 (Relay voice users).
NEWS RELEASE USDA NRCS in Kentucky Announces First Application Cut-Off Period for the 2019 Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) will be November 2, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Rick Burbridge NRCS Planner 216 W. Ohio St., Suite C Morgantown, KY 42261 (270) 526-3765 ext. 3067 rick.burbridge@ky.usda.gov Lexington, KY, September 18, 2018. The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Kentucky is encouraging landowners, farmers and producers to visit their local NRCS office now to receive information and apply for conservation technical assistance and possible funding opportunities. The application process for NRCS’s conservation programs is continuous, but funding selections for specific programs are made throughout the year. For the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Kentucky NRCS has announced that applications for assistance for seasonal high tunnels, on-farm energy, certified or transitioning to organic, Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative (MRBI), National Water Quality Initiative (NWQI), and conservation activity plans received by November 2, 2018, will be evaluated and contracts will be entered by January 31, 2019. MRBI and NWQI are offered only in certain locations, but the other efforts are statewide. Applications for practices to treat resource concerns not covered above will be accepted, but those applications will not be processed until after February 2019. A later cutoff date will be identified for these applications and will be posted on the Kentucky NRCS website. For more information about EQIP or the other programs offered by NRCS, visit us on the web at www.ky.nrcs.usda.gov or contact your local NRCS service center at http://offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app. # USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Ave., SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (866) 632-9992 (Toll-free Customer Service), (800) 877-8339 (Local or Federal relay), (866) 377-8642 (Relay voice users).
It's that time of year again for the Art and Writing contests! This years theme is titled "Water Is Life"! Grades 1-5 are eligible to compete in the Art contest and grades 6-12 are eligible to compete in the writing contest. The district offers additional cash prizes to the top 3 students from each school as well as for the teachers of the 2 county winners. We are proud to say that Butler County had a regional art contest winner last year! Schools have already received information on the contest, but if you or someone you know is interested in participating... please let your schools or us know! More information and the educational packet for the contest made be found at the link below. Rules and guidelines are also found on the last page of the packet. We also have some printed copies of this packet available in the Butler Co. Conservation District Office! http://butlercountyconservationdistrict.weebly.com/art-and-writing-contest.html If you have any questions, please let us know.
It's that time of year again for the Art and Writing contests! This years theme is titled "Water Is Life"! Grades 1-5 are eligible to compete in the Art contest and grades 6-12 are eligible to compete in the writing contest. The district offers additional cash prizes to the top 3 students from each school as well as for the teachers of the 2 county winners. We are proud to say that Butler County had a regional art contest winner last year! Schools have already received information on the contest, but if you or someone you know is interested in participating... please let your schools or us know! More information and the educational packet for the contest made be found at the link below. Rules and guidelines are also found on the last page of the packet. We also have some printed copies of this packet available in the Butler Co. Conservation District Office! http://butlercountyconservationdistrict.weebly.com/art-and-writing-contest.html If you have any questions, please let us know.