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EQIP FY11

Virginia 2011 EQIP/CBWI Documents & Procedures

When applying for EQIP or WHIP, remember that your name, address, and social security number or Employer Identification Number (EIN) must match the information you have on file with the IRS and FSA, and the information provided on the Direct Deposit Form.  If you cannot recall your EIN and address used, call the IRS directly at 1-800-829-4933.  You should "Request confirmation of Employer Identification Number (EIN), IRS Letter 147C, EIN Previously Assigned.  The IRS can fax the letter to you, but you must remain on the line and have a separate open fax line to receive the fax.  The letter can be mailed. The requester will receive the IRS Letter 147C, in 7 to 10 business days.

EQIP Payment Schedules

The following documents require Acrobat Reader.  If you encounter any problems with the files provided on this page, please contact Ron Wood at (804) 287-1660.

EQIP Regular (pdf, 45kb)
EQIP Historically Underserved (pdf, 45kb)
EQIP Air Quality (pdf, 45kb)
EQIP Air Quality - Historically Underserved (pdf, 45kb)

Chesapeake Bay Payment Schedules  
Chesapeake Bay Regular (pdf, 45kb)
Chesapeake Bay Historically Underserved (pdf, 45kb)

Available Practices by Resource Concern

Air Quality

Area: These provisions of EQIP apply only to the Counties of Loudoun, Fairfax and Prince William.

• 313 Waste Storage Facility • 316 Animal Mortality Facility • 317 Composting Facility • 327 Conservation Cover • 328 Conservation Crop Rotation • 329 Residue and Tillage Management • 342 Critical Area Planting • 359 Waste Treatment Lagoon • 360 Closure of Waste Impoundment • 365 Anaerobic Digester • 380 Windbreak/Shelter Belt Establishment • 422 Hedgerow Planting • 591 Amendment for Treatment of Ag Waste • 612 Tree and Shrub Establishment • 633 Waste Utilization

Animal Waste Water Quality Concern

• 313 Waste Storage Facility • 316 Animal Mortality • 317 Composting Facility • 342 Critical Area Planting • 359 Waste Treatment Lagoon • 360 Closure of Waste Impoundment • 362 Diversion • 365 Anaerobic Digester • 380 Windbreak Establishment • 382 Fence • 393 Filter Strip • 516 Pipeline • 533 Pumping Plant • 558 Roof Runoff Management • 561 Heavy Use Protection • 575 Animal Trails and Walkways • 578 Stream Crossing • 614 Watering Facility • 634 Manure Transfer • 642 Water Well

Cropland Resource Concern

• 328 Conservation Crop Rotation • 329 Residue and Tillage Management • 330 Contour Farming • 332 Contour Buffer Strips • Critical Area Planting • 350 Sediment Basin • 362 Diversion • 386 Field Border • 390 Riparian Herbaceous Buffer • 391 Riparian Forest Buffer • 393 Filter Strip • 410 Grade Stabilization Structure • 412 Grassed Waterway • 468 Lined Waterway or Outlet • 512 Pasture and Hayland Planting • 585 Stripcropping • 587 Structure for Water Control • 595 Pest Management • 600 Terrace • 612 Tree & Shrub Establishment • 527 Sinkhole & Sinkhole Area Protection

Forestry Water Quality Concern

• 338 Prescribed Burning • 342 Critical Area Planting • 382 Fence • 391 Riparian Forest Buffer • 394 Fire Break • 490 Forest Site Preparation • 595 Pest Management • 612 Tree/Shrub Establishment • 666 Forest Stand Improvement

Grazing Water Quality Concern

• 314 Brush Management • 342 Critical Area Planting • 362 Diversion • 378 Pond • 382 Fence • 390 Riparian Herbaceous Buffer • 391 Riparian Forest Buffer • 512 Pasture and Hayland Planting • 516 Pipeline • 533 Pumping Plant • 528 Prescribed Grazing • 574 Spring Development • 580 Streambank Protection • 561 Heavy Use Protection • 575 Animal Trails and Walkways • 578 Stream Crossing • 595 Pest Management • 612 Tree/Shrub Establishment • 614 Watering Facility • 638 Water and Sediment Control • 642 Well • 717 Livestock Shade Structure • 527 Sinkhole & Sinkhole Area Protection

Ground Water Conservation Concern

• 342 Critical Area Planting • 362 Diversion • 386 Field Border • 393 Filter Strip • 430AA Aluminum Conveyance • 430DD PVC Conveyance Pipe • 436 Irrigation Storage Reservoir • 441 Irrigation System – Micro • 442 Irrigation System – Sprinkler • 447 Irrigation System Tailwater Recovery • 449 Irrigation Water Management • 391 Riparian Forest Buffer • 390 Riparian Herbaceous Buffer • 350 Sediment Basin • 351 Well Decommissioning

New and Beginning Farmers; Socially Disadvantage Groups

• Applicants in these groups are eligible for all offered EQIP practices.

Organic Initiative

• 314 Brush Management •317 Compost Facility •327 Conservation Cover (pollinator option) •328 Conservation Crop Rotation •329 Residue Management •332 Contour Buffer Strips •340 Cover Crop •382 Fence •386 Field Border
•393 Filter Strip •511 Forage Harvest Management •512 Pasture & Hayland Planting •516 Pipeline
•528 Prescribed Grazing •533 Pumping Plant •574 Spring Development •575 Animal Trails & Walkways •578 Stream Crossing •585 Strip Cropping •590 Nutrient Management •595 Pest Management Crop Diversity •614 Watering Facility•633 Waste Utilization •642 Well

Poultry Litter Transfer

• 362 Diversion • 380 Windbreak • 382 Fence • 393 Filter Strip • 591 Amendment for Treatment of Ag Waste • 633 Waste Utilization • 749 Waste Field Storage

Wildlife Habitat Improvement for at Risk Species

• 327 Conservation Cover • 338 Prescribed Burning • 382 Fence – Exclusion • 386 Field Border • 391 Riparian Forest Buffer • 390 Riparian Herbaceous Buffer • 394 Fire Break • 422 Hedgerow • 516 Pipeline • 578 Stream Crossing • 595 Pest Management • 612 Tree/Shrub Establishment • 614 Watering Facility • 642 Well • 645 Upland Wildlife Management • 647 Early Successional Habitat Development • 666 Forest Stand Improvement

Forms for NRCS Use:

The following documents require Acrobat Reader

Virginia Contracting Checklist (pdf, 22kb)
NRCS-CPA-1200 and Appendix (EQIP) (pdf, 42kb
NRCS-CAP-1200 and Appendix (WHIP) (pdf, 42kb)
Direct Deposit Form 1199A (pdf, 108kb)
Groundwater Conservation EQIP Waiver (pdf, 27kb)
Waiver to Establish a Practice Prior to EQIP Contract Approval (pdf, 32kb)
Forestry EQIP Waiver (pdf, 32kb)
Control of Land form (pdf 24kb)

EQIP Evaluations, Practice Lists, Forms

The following documents require Acrobat Reader or Microsoft Word.

EQIP Ranking Summaries
Animal Waste Application Ranking Summary( pdf, 6kb) Animal Waste Practices by Resource Concern Category
Cropland Application Ranking Summary (pdf, 8kb) Cropland Practices by Resource Concern Category
Beginning Farmer/Rancher Application Ranking Summary (pdf, 8kb)
Forestry Checklist (doc, 72kb)
Forestry Resource Concern Responsibilities (NRCS/DOF) (doc, 33kb)
Forestry Management Plan Form 75 (doc, 87kb)
Forestry Water Quality Application Ranking Summary (pdf, 7kb) Forestry Practices by Resource Concern Category
Grazing Application Ranking Summary (pdf, 6kb) Grazing Practices by Resource Concern Category
Ground Water Conservation Application Ranking Summary (pdf, 6kb) Crop Irrigation Practices by Resource Concern
Orchard Pest Management Application Ranking Summary (pdf, 5kb) Orchard Pest Mgmt Practices by Resource Concern Category
Poultry Litter Transfer Application Ranking Summary  (pdf, 5kb) Poultry Litter Practices by Resource Concern Category
Socially Disadvantaged Farmers Application Ranking Summary (pdf, 6kb)
Virginia Instructions and Procedures for EQIP FY2009 (doc, 96 kb)
Wildlife Application Ranking Summary  (pdf, 7kb) Wildlife Practices by Resource Concern Category
EQIP Wildlife - Evaluation Worksheets (pdf, 1.29mb)

EQIP Guidance

Part 515 - CPM - Virginia Supplement 6: Producer Eligibility (clarification: horses, etc.); Eligible practice list by Resource Concern; policy on Roofed Runoff Structures for Livestock
Agronomic Practices Worksheet
Forest Management Form 75
Ground Water Management Area (map)
Irrigation History Certification
Nutrient Management Record Keeping Worksheet

CBWI Evaluations, Practice Lists, Forms

The following documents require Adobe Acrobat or Microsoft Excel.

CBWI Ranking Summaries
Beginning Farmer/Rancher Application Ranking Summary (pdf, 5kb)
Historically Underserved Application Ranking Summary (pdf, 5kb)
Potomac Basin Application Ranking Summary (pdf, 5kb)
Shenandoah Basin Application Ranking Summary (pdf, 5kb)
Rest of Bay Application Ranking Summary (pdf, 5kb)
12 Digit HUC Priorities  (xls, 36kb)


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