Defining the Conservation Reserve Program Conservation Reserve Program or CRP encourages farmers to transform and maintain a healthy planting field. The short term incentive is a yearly rental payment. As mentioned by the USDA in the article they wrote titled Conservation Reserve Program: The long-term goal of the program is to re-establish valuable land cover … Continue reading Conservation Reserve Program
Holidays are to be spent with family and friends. Don’t you agree? Energy Improvement Matters will be doing just that. We will be out of the office from December 24th, 2018 through January 1st, 2019. Our office will reopen on January 2nd, 2019. We will be checking emails while the office is closed. Before … Continue reading Happy Holidays!
Energy Improvement Matters wants to wish all of you a very happy Thanksgiving Day. As we prepare for our family members, thawing the turkey and mashing potatoes, we will remember to give thanks. We give thanks to those who have grown our produce and kept our turkeys in a healthy state. We thank all … Continue reading Thanksgiving Day
This Halloween REAP deadline has officially arrived: October 31,2018. For those who had an application submitted, best of luck! These next couple of weeks the USDA will be reviewing applications and making final decisions. Unfortunately, we don’t know how long it will take before the winners are announced. However the applicants are notified immediately once … Continue reading Halloween Deadline- REAP Application Submission
After the applications have reached the USDA, our applicants tend to ask several questions about the status. The truth of the matter is that once the applications have reached the USDA, we can’t know the status until the winning applicants have been awarded. What do we do in the mean time? There are a few … Continue reading After Applying for a REAP Grant, How do I Know Where I Stand?