Applications submitted by Jan. 11, 2019 will be evaluated to be considered for funding in fiscal year 2019. Applications received after that date will be accepted and evaluated for future rounds of funding.
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2019 EQIP Conservation Practices and Payment Rates (Coming Soon)
On-Farm Energy Initiative
2019 EQIP Ranking Criteria (Coming Soon)
State for all General EQIP, Statewide & Local Funding Categories
Local for all Statewide Categories
Locally Led Workgroup Projects by County
Initiatives and other Programs under EQIP
Special initiative funding includes: Alternative Crops; Organic Transition and Organic Certified; Seasonal High Tunnel; On-Farm Energy Conservation; Illinois River; Forestry/Woodland Restoration; Wildlife Habitat Conservation; Strike Force (Identified High Poverty Counties); and Historically Underserved Categories (Beginning Farmers, Socially Disadvantaged Farmers, Limited Resource Farmers and Veteran Farmers).