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EQIP FY12

Virginia 2012 EQIP 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.

Farm Bill Evaluation Periods for Fiscal Year 2012

Ranking Periods

EQIP applications are accepted year-round. NRCS has established three ranking periods for 2012*:

Ranking Period 1: February 3, 2012
Ranking Period 2: March 30, 2012
Ranking Period 3: June 1, 2012

*Special application ranking periods for the Upland Wildlife Habitat Creation Resource Concern:
Ranking Period 1: April 30, 2012
Ranking Period 2: May 31, 2012

EQIP Payment Schedules

The following documents require Acrobat Reader. 

EQIP Regular (pdf, 45kb)
EQIP Historically Underserved Client (pdf, 45kb)

EQIP Upland Wildlife Creation - Regular (pdf, 45kb)
EQIP Upland Wildlife Creation - Historically Underserved Client (pdf, 45kb)

EQIP Ranking Summaries

The following documents require Acrobat Reader or Microsoft Word.

EQIP Ranking Summaries
Aquaculture Ranking Summary (pdf, 33kb)
Cropland Ranking Summary (pdf, 60kb)
Forestry Water Quality Ranking Summary (pdf, 49kb)
Historically Underserved Clients Ranking Summary (pdf, 41kb)
Livestock in Confinement Ranking Summary( pdf, 61kb)
Upland Wildlife Habitat Creation Ranking Summary( pdf, 36kb)
Pasture Ranking Summary( pdf, 61kb)
 

Available Practices by Resource Concern

Cropland Resource Concern

• 327 Conservation Cover • 328 Conservation Crop Rotation • 329 Residue Mgmt-No-Till/Strip Till/Direct Seeding • 330 Contour Farming • 332 Contour Buffer Strips
• 338 Prescribed Burning • 340 Cover Crop • 342 Critical Area Planting • 345 Residue Mgmt, Mulch Till • 350 Sediment Basin • 351 Well Decommissioning • 362 Diversion
• 386 Field Border • 390 Riparian Herbaceous Cover • 391 Riparian Forest Buffer • 393 Filter Strip • 410 Grade Stabilization Structure • 412 Grassed Waterway
• 422 Hedgerow Planting • 468 Lined Waterway or Outlet • 512 Pasture and Hay Planting • 527 Sinkhole and Sinkhole Area Treatment • 585 Stripcropping 590 Nutrient Management 600 Terrace 612 Tree/Shrub Establishment

Forestry Water Quality Concern

• 314 Brush Management • 338 Prescribed Burning • 342 Critical Area Planting • 382 Fence • 386 Field Border • 390 Riparian Herbaceous Cover • 391 Riparian Forest Buffer • 394 Firebreak • 422 Hedgerow Planting • 472 Access Control • 490 Forest Site Preparation • 612 Tree/Shrub Establishment
• 647 Early Successional Habitat Development/Management • 666 Forest Stand Improvement

Grazing Water Quality Concern

• 314 Brush Management • 315 Herbaceous Weed Control • 327 Conservation Cover 3• 28 Conservation Crop Rotation • 340 Cover Crop • 342 Critical Area Planting
• 350 Sediment Basin • 362 Diversion • 382 Fence • 386 Field Border • 390 Riparian Herbaceous Cover • 391 Riparian Forest Buffer • 422 Hedgerow Planting • 472 Access Control • 512 Pasture and Hay Planting • 516 Pipeline • 527 Sinkhole and Sinkhole Area Treatment • 528 Prescribed Grazing • 533 Pumping Plant • 560 Access Road • 574 Spring Development • 575 Animal Trails and Walkways • 578 Stream Crossing • 580 Streambank and Shoreline Protection • 590 Nutrient Management • 612 Tree/Shrub Establishment • 614 Watering Facility • 642 Water Well

Livestock in Confinement - Animal Waste Water Quality Concern

313 Waste Storage Facility • 316 Animal Mortality Facility • 317 Composting Facility • 328 Conservation Crop Rotation • 329 Residue Mgmt-No-Till/Strip Till/Direct Seed • 340 Cover Crop • 342 Critical Area Planting • 345 Residue Mgmt, Mulch Till • 359 Waste Treatment Lagoon • 360 Closure of Waste Impoundment • 362 Diversion 366 Anaerobic Digestor, • Controlled Temp. • 367 Roofs and Covers • 380 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 • 468 Lined Waterway or Outlet • 472 Access Control • 512 Pasture and Hay Planting • 521A Pond Sealing or Lining, Flexible Membrane • 521B Pond Sealing or Lining, Soil Dispersant • 521C Pond Sealing or Lining, Bentonite Sealan • 521D Pond Sealing - Clay Treatment • 527 Sinkhole and Sinkhole Area Treatment • 533 Pumping Plant 558 Roof Runoff Structure • 561 Heavy Use Area Protection • 578 Stream Crossing • 585 Stripcropping • 590 Nutrient Management • 591 Amendments for Treatment of Ag Waste • 600 Terrace • 612 Tree/Shrub Establishment • 614 Watering Facility • 634 Waste Transfer • 635 Vegetated Treatment Area • 642 Water Well • 647 Early Successional Habitat Development/Managment

 New and Beginning Farmers; Socially Disadvantage Groups

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

Organic Initiative

• 313 Waste Storage Facility • 314 Brush Management • 315 Herbaceous Weed Control • 316 Animal Mortality Facility • 317 Composting Facility • 327 Conservation Cover • 328 Conservation Crop Rotation • 329 Residue Mgmt-No-Till/Strip Till/Direct Seed • 330 Contour Farming • 332 Contour Buffer Strips • 338 Prescribed Burning • 340 Cover Crop • 342 Critical Area Planting • 345 Residue Mgmt, Mulch Till • 350 Sediment Basin • 362 Diversion • 367 Roofs and Covers • 378 Pond • 380 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 • 422 Hedgerow Planting • 468 Lined Waterway or Outlet • 472 Access Control • 484 Mulching • 512 Pasture and Hay Planting • 516 Pipeline • 521A Pond Sealing or Lining, Flexible Membrane • 521B Pond Sealing or Lining, Soil Dispersant • 521C Pond Sealing or Lining, Bentonite Sealan • 521D Pond Sealing - Clay Treatment • 527 Sinkhole and Sinkhole Area Treatment • 528 Prescribed Grazing • 533 Pumping Plant • 558 Roof Runoff Structure • 560 Access Road • 561 Heavy Use Area Protection • 574 Spring Development • 575 Animal Trails and Walkways • 578 Stream Crossing • 585 Stripcropping • 587 Structure for Water Control • 590 Nutrient Management • 600 Terrace • 612 Tree/Shrub Establishment • 614 Watering Facility • 632 Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility • 635 Vegetated Treatment Area • 638 Water and Sediment Control Basin • 642 Water Well • 798 Seasonal High Tunnel System for Crops

Upland Wildlife Habitat Creation Concern

• 314 Brush Management • 315 Herbaceous Weed Control • 327 Conservation Cover • 338 Prescribed Burning • 342 Critical Area Planting • 382 Fence • 386 Field Border • 390 Riparian Herbaceous Cover • 391 Riparian Forest Buffer • 394 Firebreak • 422 Hedgerow Planting • 612 Tree/Shrub Establishment • 643 Restoration and Management of Declining Habitat • 645 Upland Wildlife Habitat Management • 647 Early Successional Habitat Development/Management • 666 Forest Stand Improvement

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

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