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Programs & Deadlines

Applications for the following programs are accepted on a continuous basis:

Activity Due Date
EQIP/AMA/RCPP - Application deadline for all fund pools except Urban Ag (Round 1)  10/16/20
EQIP/AMA/RCPP - EQIP Urban Ag Application deadline
(Round 1)
ACEP - ALE and WRE program application deadlines   3/1/21
CIG - CIG application deadline (proposed) 3/15/21

Applications are reviewed as funds are available, and financial assistance offered to the highest ranking applicants. People interested in conservation program funding assistance should not wait until a formally announced ranking period to apply.

The following are dates when NRCS will review and rank all applications received, for the specific listed option, for the 2018 fiscal year.  Potential applicants interested in these options are encouraged to have an updated application filed with their local NRCS office by the listed date.



Ryan Cornelius
Acting Program Analyst
(717) 894-3005

Scott Heckman
Assistant State Conservationist for Programs
(717) 237-2216


Last updated:  April 27, 2021


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 USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights
Room 326W, Whitten Building
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Washington, DC 20250-9410
Call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD)

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