Applications for priority assistance from the Natural Resources Conservation Service for two of its Farm Bill programs should be submitted by Aug. 1, the organization said in a news release.
NRCS has a program to help farmers improve production and solve problems associated with soil erosion, grazing, water quality, animal waste and forestry. It also has a program that assists landowners who want to improve wildlife habitat or restore natural ecosystems on their property.
Information: Go to www.sc.nrcs.usda.gov or the local NRCS office at Room 218, 7554 W. Main St., Ridgeland; or call 843-726-8148, extension 3.
NRCS provides financial and technical help to South Carolina landowners, promotes environmental quality and protects wildlife habitat, the release said.