Funding is available to improve upland bird habitats in Ohio


Funding is available to improve upland bird habitats in Ohio. The money comes from the USDA  Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).Private landowners and producers can apply for funding through the NRCS Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). You can get more details by contacting your local NRCS service center before the signup deadline of Feb 16th, 2024.  

Marketing Assistance Loans (MALs) and Loan Deficiency Payments (LDPs) are available to provide financing and marketing assistance for wheat, feed grains, soybeans, and other oilseeds, pulse crops, wool and honey. The loans offer interim financing after harvest to help meet cash flow needs without having to sell commodities when market prices are typically at harvest-time lows. Contact your FSA County Office for more details. 

Ohio is the eighth-largest producer of ethanol in the United States. That’s one of many reasons the U.S. Grains Council, Ohio Corn & Wheat recently hosted a group of international guests from the Netherlands, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Germany, Nigeria and Ghana. During the two-day visit to Ohio, the group toured ethanol plants, visited Ohio farms, met with farmers and saw fuel retailers. To find out more log on to