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Agricultural land easements webinar

JACKSON, MS (WDAM) -

This is a news release from the United States Department of Agriculture.



The United States Department of Agriculture/Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will host a live webinar for land trusts , non-profit organizations, landowners and other entities that are interested in participating in the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program's Agricultural Land Easements (ACEP-ALE). 


This webinar will provide ACEP-ALE information and eligibility requirements to interested individuals or groups. NRCS personnel will be available to answer questions on the ACEP-ALE application and ranking process.  All eligibility requirements are set forth by NRCS national headquarters. 

Under ACEP-ALE, NRCS provides cost-share assistance to eligible entities to purchase agricultural land easements from eligible landowners to protect the agricultural use, including grazing uses, and related conservation values on eligible lands.

The online sessions will be held Monday, May 4, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. CDT.  Registration for the webinar is obtained via: http://techoutreach.msucares.com/webinars/usdanrcs-conservation-programs-acep-working-lands-wildlife.

Participants will identify themselves to enable NRCS staff and moderators to interact and answer question more effectively.

For more ACEP-ALE information, contact Ronald McCain, NRCS Easement Specialist, 601-965-5205, EXT 154.


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