Funding available to help Oregon landowners mitigate effects of drought

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
Description: 

In Oregon, NRCS will focus the funding on cropland, rangeland and forestry conservation practices. For cropland practices, NRCS will assist producers with planting and managing cover crops and implementing emergency soil erosion measures. These practices will help farmers protect the soil from erosion, promote more organic matter in the soil, and aid in better water infiltration.

Category: 
Habitat Conservation, resource conservation, Drought
Funding Amount: 
Up to $2.5 million in funding available to farmers, ranchers and forest landowners to mitigate the effects of drought in counties that have secured drought declarations from the Governor’s Office.
Matching Funds: 
Unknown

Geography:

Eligibility: 
NRCS will give higher priority to applications in counties with the highest drought status according to the USDA Drought Monitor,however, producers in all counties declared by the Governor will be eligible to apply for funding.