Friday, July 31, 2009

New USDA Program has Funding to help Farmers with Water Conservation

The new Agricultural Water Enhancement Program (AWEP), established by the 2008 farm bill, provides funds to farmers to help them establish practices that support water conservation. On July 30, Dave White, Chief of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, said that $58 million is accessible for 63 projects in 21 states. Click here for information about the projects and the amount of funding approved for each state.

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