Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Overview
The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is a voluntary program that provides technical and financial assistance to agricultural producers and forest land owners who want to improve and protect the condition of soil, water, air, plants and animals.
BENEFITS of EQIP Programs
Participants may receive financial and technical assistance to implement structural and management conservation practices to address natural resource concerns.
Enhanced production and overall ecosystem health on agricultural lands (grasslands and cropland) and forest land.
Improved quality of natural resources.
(some listed, but not limited to)
Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plans
Forest Stand Improvement
Pasture and Hayland Planting
Protections for Heavy Use Areas
Seasonal High Tunnels
Waste Storage Facilities
APPLY for funding
Review additional information links on the NRCS Web site including EQIP application.