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2014 Organic and Organic Transition EQIP Intiatives

The application cutoff date for FY2014 EQIP Organic and Organic Transition Initiative funding in Montana is February 21, 2014.

Both initiatives are offered to all counties and require a Self-Certification Worksheet for FY 2014. Applicants will compete for statewide funding.

Eligible Practices

  • 314 Brush Management
  • 315 Herbaceous Weed Control
  • 316 Animal Mortality Facility
  • 317 Composting Facility
  • 328 Conservation Crop Rotation
  • 329 Residue and Tillage Management, No-Till/Strip Till/Direct Seed
  • 338 Prescribed Burning
  • 340 Cover Crop
  • 342 Critical Area Planting
  • 345 Residue and Tillage Management, Mulch Till
  • 355 Well Water Testing
  • 595 Pest Management
  • 512 Tree and Shrub Planting
  • 362 Diversion
  • 378 Pond
  • Windbreak/Shelterbelt Establishment
  • 382 Fence
  • 386 Field Border
  • 390 Riparian Herbaceous Cover
  • 391 Riparian Forest Buffer
  • 393 Filter Strip
  • 410 Grade Stabilization Structure
  • 412 Grassed Waterway
  • 441 Irrigation System, Micro Irrigation
  • 590 Nutrient Management
  • 798 Seasonal High Tunnel
  • 449 Irrigation Water Management

These conservation practice standards and specifications can be found in Section IV of the Field Office Technical Guide.

Cost Data can be found in Section I of the Field Office Technical Guide.