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USDA Update

USDA Update

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

 

  • CRP General signup - deadline for offers -  Feb. 26, 2016 - 
  • Dec. 7, 2015 - Aug. 1, 2016 -  2016 ARC-PLC Enrollment
  • February 9th - FSA County Committee meeting.
  • February 15th -  SERVICE CENTER CLOSED -  President's Day
  • March 15 - NAP application closing Date for spring seeded forage crops

 

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USDA Update

USDA Update

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

 

  • CRP General signup - deadline for offers -  Feb. 26, 2016 - 
  • Dec. 7, 2015 - Aug. 1, 2016 -  2016 ARC-PLC Enrollment
  • February 9th - FSA County Committee meeting.
  • March 15 - NAP application closing Date for spring seeded forage crops

 

CRP SIGNUP

 

NRCS State Soil Scientist Helps Kids Spot Erosion in Action 

William Shoup, State Soil Scientist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Colorado knows, understanding soil isn't a dirty job and he wants to get more young people involved.  Recently, Shoup visited Shaffer Elementary school in Littleton, Colorado to share and enlighten students about the wonderful world of the soil.  The presentation is part of a series of guest lectures Shoup conducts to help educate urban and suburban youth about agriculture principles and soil science.  

USDA Update

USDA Service Center - Eads

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

 

CRP General signup - deadline for offers -  Feb. 26, 2016 - 

Dec. 7, 2015 - Aug. 1, 2016 -  2016 ARC-PLC Enrollment

January 12th - FSA County Committee meeting.

 

HAPPY NEW YEAR

 

Hope all our readers had a wonderful holiday season and are ready for the New Year. 

Vocational Rehab Available to Help Farmers with Disabilities

Vocational Rehabilitation can offer services to farmers and ranchers with disabilities that assist them in finding ways to regain or maintain their employment in agriculture. The first step an individual must take is applying for services. A vocational rehabilitation counselor can then determine whether an individual is eligible for services. Once eligibility has been determined the counselor and client can work together to determine the types of services that are most suitable for the client.

Colorado NRCS Encourages Private Landowners to Sign Up for EQIP Funding

Application Deadline: Friday, January 16, 2016

Producers in Colorado who are interested in implementing conservation practices to improve natural resources on their private agricultural land have until Friday, January 15, 2016, to submit applications for FY 2016 funding through the Natural Resources Conservation Service's (NRCS) Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). Eligible applications that are received after January 15 will be considered during a later time and will be processed throughout the fiscal year as needed.