The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is currently seeking applications from qualified agricultural producers to conduct farming activities under the Cooperative Agriculture Program at Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge. The selected applicant will have the use of two tracts of land totaling approximately 494 acres of cropland for the 2023 growing season under an 80-20 split share.
A complete description of the opportunity, application, and instructions can be found on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service website at https://www.fws.gov/service/cooperative-agriculture-opportunity-pocosin-lakes-nwr. Applications may be submitted by email, mail, or in person and must be received by January 30 at 4:00 pm.