Energy Initiative


NRCS assists cooperators in analyzing soil moisture by the wet ball method for irrigation scheduling and water management.
Program Application Information:

NRCS offers technical and financial assistance for energy conservation practices through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Energy Initiative. NRCS professionals work with producers to develop a conservation plan for their operation, design conservation practices, and provide guidance to help implement the plan.

Please contact your local NRCS office to start the planning and application process.

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Program Information
  • Program Information -Program Information, Eligibility Requirements, Practices Available - update coming soon!
Practice Catalog, Payment Schedule
  • Initiative Practice Catalog - conservation practices that are included in NJ's Environmental Quality Incentives (EQIP) Energy Initiative Program
Applying for Financial Assistance


 Contact:  Gail Bartok, Assistant State Conservationist for Programs (732) 537-6042