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Southern Pine Beetle Assistance Program Now Accepting Applications

Pitch tubes of the southern pine beetle (SPB), Dendroctonus frontalis Zimmermann, on outer bark. Photograph by James. R. Meeker, FDACS, Division of Forestry. Image inset is the southern pine beetle, Photograph by David T. Almquist, University of Florida. Applications From Private Forest Landowners Will Be Accepted June 6-July 18 Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. …

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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Helps Everyone Win

The Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation to qualifying taxpayers. Tax season starts officially on January 31, 2014.  Now is time to start gathering documents and deciding on a tax preparer. For low to moderate income individuals and families, the VITA (Voluntary Income Tax Assistance) program maybe an option.  Generally, VITA …

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2013 Southern Pine Beetle Assistance and Prevention Program

Sign Up Period:  Friday, June 14 – Wednesday, July 31 The Southern Pine Beetle Assistance and Prevention Program is offered to eligible non-industrial private forest landowners by the Florida Forest Service (FFS) through temporary grants from the USDA Forest Service. Periodic southern pine beetle (SPB) outbreaks in Florida have resulted in millions of cubic feet …

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Apply Now for 2013 Conservation Assistance from NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida encourages farmers and ranchers to submit applications now for several conservation programs. These programs may help eligible participants pay for conservation practices to prevent soil erosion, improve water quality, restore wetlands and provide habitat for wildlife.  Participation in all programs is voluntary. Although applications are …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/10/06/apply-now-for-2013-conservation-assistance-from-nrcs/