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Application sign-up for EQIP due by Nov. 21

 


The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is a voluntary, technical and financial assistance program designed to help farmers improve irrigation efficiency; manage nutrient run-off and/or animal waste; improve the health of native plant communities; and reduce soil loss. In most instances, producers who participate in the program pay for roughly half of the costs of the conservation measures or practices.

Eligible producers and entities interested in applying for financial assistance through the EQIP program will have until Nov. 21 to submit their applications for 2015 fiscal year consideration.

The funding options are:

• EQIP Local Working Group Pool: Conservation funding i...



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