Vermont Business Magazine: Producers in Vermont encouraged to apply now for USDA conservation programs

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Vermont Business Magazine talks about the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and how it is encouraging agricultural producers and forest landowners in Vermont to participate in voluntary conservation programs and adopt climate-smart practices in fiscal year 2024 as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda. “USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) and Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP), which help a wide variety of producers, including urban and organic producers.”

Find out how it can affect urban agriculture and organic agriculture in their full article.

For more information about assistance available, contact your local USDA Service Center

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