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Indiana NRCS Announces EQIP Application Deadline – Dec. 15th 2017

Indiana’s agricultural producers who want to improve natural resources and address concerns on their land are encouraged to sign up for the Environmental Quality Incentives Pro-gram (EQIP) through the USDA-Natural Re-sources Conservation Service (NRCS). Jane Hardisty, NRCS State Conservationist, announced that December 15, 2017 will be the EQIP application deadline in Indiana.  “While we take EQIP applications throughout the year, applications received after December 15th will be considered in future announced application rounds. I encourage producers with resource concerns on their land to submit an application by the deadline,” Hardisty explains.  EQIP is a voluntary conservation program available for agricultural [...]

Indiana NRCS Announces EQIP Application Deadline – Dec. 15th 2017 2017-11-08T13:05:59+00:00

Erosion Control for Winter Construction

Erosion Control for Winter Construction By Cheyenne Hoffa, Resource Conservationist Controlling erosion and sediment on construction sites is a year-round battle. With winter right around the corner, the snow and ice that is to come will give the soil on site a break from active construction and rainfall. Once spring rolls around, you will be sure to see many of the erosion control practices in place failing due to snow and ice melt, which can produce high volumes of runoff. Be proactive by identifying areas that will be subject to concentrated flow during snow melt or winter rains. [...]

Erosion Control for Winter Construction 2017-11-08T12:56:46+00:00

National Cover Crops & Soil Health Conference – Dec. 7-8th 2017

Online Registration Now Open Please join us December 7-8, 2017, for the second National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health in Indianapolis. This meeting will be a great opportunity to learn recent developments in how cover crops are being used by innovative farmers across the coun-try and gain important insights on improving soil health from producers, conservation leaders, and scientists. Whether you are con-templating cover crops for the first time, or you have years of experience and want to interact with soil health and cover crops inno-vators, this program will provide you with valuable information, networking, and [...]

National Cover Crops & Soil Health Conference – Dec. 7-8th 2017 2017-11-08T12:47:20+00:00