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Inflation Reduction Act - Idaho

The Inflation Reduction Act builds on the Biden-Harris Administration’s historic investments in rural America and furthers the commitment to rural communities demonstrated in the American Rescue Plan and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The law is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to build critical i

 The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) – signed in August 2022 by President Biden – represents the single largest investment in climate and clean energy solutions in American history.

Assistance through Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) funding is now available through NRCS-ID conservation programs. While NRCS accepts program applications year-round, producers interested in applying for current Fiscal Year funding through the IRA Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP-IRA), IRA Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP-IRA), or IRA Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP-IRA) should apply by the batching dates below.

IRA funding began in fiscal year 2023 with increased IRA funding levels rapidly building over four years. Total IRA funding for conservation nationwide includes $8.45 billion for EQIP, $3.25 billion for CSP, $1.4 billion for ACEP, and $4.95 billion for the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). The FY24 IRA funding for NRCS nationwide includes $1.65 billion for EQIP-IRA $472 million for CSP-IRA, and $189 million for ACEP-IRA. 

IRA Documents, Forms and Dates