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2016 EQIP Honey Bee Pollinators Initiative

Through this initiative, NRCS will promote practices that will help to benefit hive nutritional health by increasing the availability of forages that have low or no pesticide exposure.

The application cutoff date for FY2016 EQIP Honey Bee Pollinators Initiative funding in Montana is:
Round 1 - February 19, 2016
Round 2 - April 15, 2016

Applicants that operate as an entity are required to have a DUNs number and have that number registered with SAM.gov prior to submitting their application for consideration. If the participant does not have the process completed with an active registration in SAM.gov by the sign-up deadline, they will have until two weeks after the deadline to provide that information or their application will be marked ineligible for 2016 consideration. Read the following for details on DUNs numbers and SAM.gov registration:

Applicable Conservation Practices

All conservation practices are eligible for this initiative. Detailed information on specific conservation practice standards and specifications can be found in Section IV of the Field Office Technical Guide.

Payment Rates

Detailed information on Cost Data can be found in Section I of the Field Office Technical Guide.

Ranking Criteria

Additional Information


NRCS Contact

Jeanne Jasper, Program Specialist
Phone: 406-587-6849
Email: Jeanne.Jasper