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Application Deadlines

  • Illinois River Watershed RCPP project - May 2, 2016 - portions of Benton and Washington counties

  • RCPP pre-proposals for FY 2017 RCPP funding - May 10, 2016

  • National Conservation Innovation Grants Applications - May 10, 2016

  • Wetland Reserve Enhancement Partnership proposals - May 16, 2016

  • Edge of Field Monitoring - June 20, 2016 (in 151 targeted watersheds in Arkansas)

  • Environmental Quality Incentives Program

FY 2016 EQIP Implementation Schedule: Sign-Up (1st Batch Periods)

Funding Categories

Application Deadline

Eligibility Deadline

Ranking Deadline

Preapproval Deadline

Obligation Deadline

EQIP - Historically Underserved

Nov. 20, 2015

Jan. 8, 2016

Jan. 15, 2016

Jan. 20, 2016

March 14, 2016

Strike Force

Nov. 20, 2015

Jan. 8, 2016

Jan. 15, 2016

Jan. 20, 2016

March 15, 2016

EQIP National Initiatives: (Energy, Organic, Seasonal High Tunnel)

Nov. 20, 2015

Jan. 25, 2016

Feb. 1, 2016

Feb. 3, 2016

April 1, 2016

Illinois River

Nov. 20, 2015

Jan. 25, 2016

Feb. 1, 2016

Feb. 3, 2016

April 1, 2016

Woodland Restoration Forestry Project (CLFR)

Nov. 20, 2015

Jan. 25, 2016

Feb. 1, 2016

Feb. 3, 2016

April 1, 2016

Feral Swine (Pilot)

Nov. 20, 2015

Jan. 25, 2016

Feb. 1, 2016

Feb. 3, 2016

April 1, 2016

EQIP General - (Statewide)

Nov. 20, 2015

Feb. 8, 2016

Feb. 15, 2016

Feb. 17, 2016

April 15, 2016

Alternative Crops

Nov. 20, 2015

Feb. 8, 2016

Feb. 15, 2016

Feb. 17, 2016

April 15, 2016

EQIP Conservation Activity Plans

Nov. 20, 2015

Feb. 8, 2016

Feb. 16, 2015

Feb. 17, 2016

April 15, 2016

EQIP General - (Local)

Nov. 20, 2015

Feb. 22, 2016

February 29, 2016

March 3, 2016

May 2, 2016