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Ranking Dates

NRCS accepts applications year-round. Apply by your state’s ranking dates to be considered for funding in the current cycle. Funding is provided through a competitive process.

If you apply after the program ranking date, NRCS will automatically consider your application during the next cycle.

Application Ranking Dates by State

FY 2023 Application Ranking Dates | States A - H | States I - M | States N - P | States R - W
* More about ranking dates

Alabama

  • ACEP, November 18, 2022
  • CSP, November 18, 2022
  • EQIP, November 18, 2022

Alaska

  • ACEP, November 30, 2022
  • CSP, December 16, 2022
  • EQIP, November 18, 2022 and February 24, 2023 

Arizona

  • ACEP, December 16, 2022
  • CSP, December 16, 2022
  • EQIP, December 16, 2022 

Arkansas

  • ACEP, December 2, 2022
  • CSP, TBD
  • EQIP, November 4, 2022 

California

  • ACEP, December 16, 2022
  • CSP, December 9, 2022
  • EQIP, December 9, 2022

Caribbean Area

  • ACEP, April 28, 2023
  • CSP, December 30, 2022
  • EQIP, January 20, 2023 

Colorado

  • ACEP, February 17, 2023
  • CSP, December 1, 2022
  • EQIP, December 1, 2022 

Connecticut

  • ACEP-ALE, January 31, 2023
  • ACEP-WRE, November 30, 2022
  • AMA, October 31, 2022
  • CSP, December 16, 2022
  • EQIP, October 31, 2022

Delaware

  • ACEP, October 31, 2022
  • AMA, November 18, 2022, March 17, 2023 and May 19, 2023
  • CSP, April 8, 2023
  • EQIP, November 18, 2022, March 17, 2023 and May 19, 2023 

Florida

  • ACEP, January 21, 2023
  • CSP, February 3, 2023
  • EQIP, October 7, 2022 

Georgia

  • ACEP, October 7, 2022
  • CSP, November 4, 2022
  • EQIP, March 31, 2023

Idaho

  • ACEP, January 13, 2023
  • CSP, January 27, 2023
  • EQIP, October 7, 2022 and April 7, 2023

Illinois

  • ACEP, December 23, 2022
  • CSP, February 3, 2023
  • EQIP, January 6, 2023 

Indiana

  • ACEP, November 15, 2022 and January 17, 2023
  • CSP, January 20, 2023
  • EQIP, December 16, 2023 

Iowa

  • ACEP, October 7, 2022 and March 17, 2023
  • CSP, October 7, 2022 and March 17, 2023
  • EQIP, October 7, 2022 and March 17, 2023

Kansas

  • ACEP, January 6, 2023 and March 3, 2023
  • CSP, November 4, 2022
  • EQIP, November 4, 2022 

Kentucky

  • ACEP, December 1, 2022
  • CSP, TBD
  • EQIP, November 4, 2022 

Louisiana

  • ACEP, September 30, 2022
  • CSP, January 20, 2023 and April 21, 2023
  • EQIP, November 18, 2022 

Maine

  • ACEP, November 17, 2022
  • AMA, August 26, 2022
  • CSP, August 26, 2022
  • EQIP, August 26, 2022 and February 24, 2023 

Maryland

  • ACEP, January 6, 2023
  • AMA, TBD
  • CSP, TBD
  • EQIP, TBD

Massachusetts

  • ACEP, December 30, 2022
  • AMA, February 17, 2023 and May 18, 2023
  • CSP, October 21, 2022
  • EQIP, February 17, 2023 and May 19, 2023 

Michigan

  • ACEP, November 7, 2022
  • CSP, March 31, 2023
  • EQIP, December 2, 2022 

Minnesota

  • ACEP, TBD
  • CSP, February 10, 2023
  • EQIP, November 18, 2022 

Mississippi

  • ACEP, October 28, 2022
  • CSP, February 1, 2023
  • EQIP, October 28, 2022

Missouri

  • ACEP, December 2, 2022
  • CSP, November 18, 2022
  • EQIP, November 18, 2022 

Montana

  • ACEP, December 30, 2022
  • CSP, October 28, 2022
  • EQIP, October 28, 2022 

Nebraska

  • ACEP, November 18, 2022
  • CSP, November 18, 2022
  • EQIP, November 18, 2022 

Nevada

  • ACEP, January 20, 2023
  • AMA, November 18, 2022
  • CSP, April 7, 2023
  • EQIP, November 18, 2022 

New Hampshire

  • ACEP, November 30, 2022
  • AMA, November 30, 2022
  • CSP, November 30, 2022
  • EQIP, November 30, 2022 

New Jersey

  • ACEP, October 31, 2022
  • AMA, September 23, 2022
  • CSP, September 23, 2022
  • EQIP, September 23, 2022 

New Mexico

  • ACEP, November 18, 2022
  • CSP, November 18, 2022
  • EQIP, November 18, 2022 

New York

  • ACEP
  • AMA
  • CSP
  • EQIP 

North Carolina

  • ACEP, November 18, 2022
  • CSP, October 14, 2022
  • EQIP, October 14, 2022 

North Dakota

  • ACEP, November 4, 2022
  • CSP, November 10, 2022
  • EQIP, February 3, 2023 

Ohio

  • ACEP-Agricultural Land Easements, December 16, 2022
  • ACEP-Wetland Reserve Easements, February, 17, 2023
  • CSP, April 7, 2023
  • EQIP, November 14, 2022 

Oklahoma

  • ACEP, December 2, 2022
  • CSP, March 3, 2023
  • EQIP, December 9, 2022 

Oregon

  • ACEP, February 2, 2023
  • CSP, TBD
  • EQIP, November 18, 2022 

Pacific Islands Area

  • ACEP, November 18, 2022
  • AMA, November 18, 2022
  • CSP, TBD
  • EQIP, November 18, 2022 

Pennsylvania

  • ACEP, December 30, 2022
  • AMA, November 1, 2022, January 1, 2023, March 1, 2023 and May 1, 2023
  • CSP, January 1, 2023
  • EQIP, November 1, 2022, January 1, 2023, March 1, 2023 and May 1, 2023

Rhode Island

  • ACEP, December 16, 2022
  • AMA, December 16, 2022
  • CSP, December 16, 2022
  • EQIP, December 16, 2022 

South Carolina

  • ACEP, December 2, 2022
  • CSP, April 14, 2023
  • EQIP, October 14, 2022

South Dakota

  • ACEP, November 4, 2022
  • CSP
  • EQIP 

Tennessee

  • ACEP, November 4, 2022
  • CSP, February 3, 2023
  • EQIP, November 18, 2022 

Texas

  • ACEP, November 4, 2022
  • CSP, February 24, 2023
  • EQIP, November 4, 2022 

Utah

  • ACEP, October 14, 2022
  • AMA, October 14, 2022
  • CSP, October 14, 2022
  • EQIP, October 14, 2022 

Vermont

  • ACEP, February 10, 2023
  • AMA, November 18, 2022
  • CSP, October 21, 2022
  • EQIP, November 18, 2022 

Virginia

  • ACEP, November 4, 2022
  • CSP, November 4, 2022
  • EQIP, November 4, 2022 

Washington

  • ACEP, November 14, 2022
  • CSP, October 13, 2022
  • EQIP, October 13, 2022 

West Virginia

  • ACEP. November 18, 2022
  • AMA, December 16, 2022
  • CSP, October 14, 2022
  • EQIP, December 16, 2022

Wisconsin

  • ACEP, October 31, 2022
  • CSP, February 10, 2023
  • EQIP, November 4, 2022 

Wyoming

  • ACEP, November 23, 2022 and January 18, 2023
  • AMA, November 23, 2022
  • CSP, November 23, 2022
  • EQIP, November 23, 2022 

More About Ranking Dates

This page lists ranking dates for NRCS key programs:

Some states have also announced ranking dates for other programs, including:

  • EQIP Climate-Smart Agriculture and Forestry (EQIP-CSAF)
  • EQIP Conservation Incentive Contracts (EQIP-CIC)
  • CSP Grasslands Conservation Initiative (CSP-GCI) 
  • state-specific RCPP programs.