Information on which conservation
practices are eligible for cost-share or incentive payments; the cost-share
percentage and the units used to measure a conservation practice are contained
in the EQIP Cost Lists.
There are two types of EQIP payments. These are cost-share and incentive
payments. Cost-share payments are available for conservation practices
that are structural or vegetative and have a lifespan greater than one year.
Payments are based on a percentage of the average cost for
installing the practice that has been established for Idaho.
Incentive payments are for conservation management practices. These are
practices that involve the adoption of new management techniques. Incentive
payments are limited to a maximum of three years.
In no case may applicants receive either cost-share or incentive payments for a
conservation practice that has already been constructed or for a management
technique that has already been adopted.
Cost Share Types The cost lists below contain a column labeled "Cost Type". Cost
types are defined as follows:
FR - Flat Rates - a flat rate is established on a per unit
basis for management (non-structural) practices and is paid at 100% of the Flat
AC - Percentage of the average cost
established for the practice or component.