USDA Seeks Input on New Ethanol Sales Infrastructure Incentive Program

USDA Seeks Input on New Ethanol Sales Infrastructure Incentive Program WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking public input to help with the creation of the Higher Blends Infrastructure Incentive Program (HBIIP), a new program that will expand the availability of domestic ethanol and biodiesel by incentivizing the expansion …

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USDA Reminds Historically Underserved Producers of Advance Payment Option

Advance payments fund EQIP conservation practices up front for Historically Underserved Producers. Trouble viewing this email? View it as a webpage. USDA Reminds Historically Underserved Producers of Advance Payment Option NRCS reminds historically underserved producers, who are participating in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) of the advance payment option. This option allows them to …

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USDA, FDA, EPA Launch Website for Biotechnology Regulation

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Today, in recognition of January 2020 as National Biotechnology Month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched a Unified Website for Biotechnology Regulation. The Website streamlines information about the three regulatory agencies …

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USDA Still Accepting Applications for Trade Mission to North Africa

USDA Still Accepting Applications for Trade Mission to North Africa The U.S. Department of Agriculture is recruiting interested U.S. exporters for its first 2020 trade mission, which will take place in Casablanca, Morocco, March 16-19. The mission will focus on boosting U.S. agricultural exports to all of North Africa and will include interested buyers not …

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NRCS Plant Guides Help Landowners With Their Planting Projects

Plant Guides provide valuable information to conservation planners, researchers, and others using plants in natural resource conservation projects. Over 500 plant guides are available through the NRCS PLANTS Database. You are subscribed to HQ Plants for USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. This information has recently been updated, and is now available.

USDA Invites Input on Agricultural Conservation Easement Program Rule

ACEP is USDA’s premier conservation easement program. Trouble viewing this email? View it as a webpage. USDA Invites Input on Agricultural Conservation Easement Program Rule USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) seeks public comments on its interim rule for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP), USDA’s premier conservation easement program that helps landowners protect working …

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