Baton Rouge, LA - The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Louisiana has announced a special funding pool for beginning farmers and ranchers and socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). In order to be considered for this funding pool, applications must be received by December 19, 2014.
For more information on the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, visit the NRCS EQIP webpage or your local NRCS office. To get started with NRCS, visit your local USDA Service Center or www.nrcs.usda.gov/GetStarted. Learn more about the Farm Bill at www.nrcs.usda.gov/FarmBill.
Read the full announcement on line at http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/programs/financial/eqip/