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2007 Program Eligibility

Idaho 2007 State EQIP


Program Eligibility

Critical Information:  For consideration in 2007, an applicant must establish eligibility for both the land and themselves to participate in the program no later than March 1, 2007.  If eligibility cannot be established by that date, the application will be deferred and not considered for funding in fiscal year 2007.

Only agricultural producers, individuals or entities engaged in livestock or agricultural production, may participate in EQIP.  There are, however, circumstances that may limit an individual's or entity's participation; these include:

  • Federal and state governments and political subdivisions thereof, are not eligible.
  • The applicant must be in compliance with highly erodible land and wetland conservation provisions.
  • The individual or entity may not be eligible due to the Adjusted Gross Income provisions.
  • An individual or entity may not be eligible for reasons of payment limitations.
  • All individual producers, entities, or other applications with multiple beneficiaries will provide tax identification codes and social security numbers at the time of application for purposes of monitoring payment limitations.
  • Entities which do not provide the social security numbers of all members of the entity and embedded entities are not eligible to participate. 

Land Eligibility

In general, the term "eligible land" means land on which agricultural commodities or livestock are produced.  This includes:

  • Cropland
  • Rangeland
  • Grassland
  • Pastureland
  • Private, non-industrial forestland; and
  • Other land which the Secretary determines poses a serious threat to soil, air, water, or related sources.

(Note: Eligible land will not be eligible for financial assistance for irrigation practices if the land has not been irrigated for 2 out of the last 5 years.)


Idaho EQIP Fiscal Year 2007 Contacts
Local
Please contact the District Conservationist in the USDA Service Center nearest the location of your property. 

Idaho EQIP Program Manager: 
Bob Bartholomew
Phone: (208) 378-5703
Email: Bob.Bartholomew@id.usda.gov