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Environmental Quality Incentives Program

The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is a voluntary conservation program supporting agriculture, forestry, and environmental quality as compatible goals. Through EQIP, farmers and foresters may receive financial and technical help with conservation practices on agricultural land. EQIP in New Hampshire offers financial assistance for estimated costs incurred for conservation practices. Payments may also be made to encourage a farmer to adopt land management practices, such as nutrient management, manure management, integrated pest management, or wildlife habitat management. Farm and forestry activities in New Hampshire are good for our state, our health, and our economy. When properly planned and managed, they are also good for our natural resources.

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Program Overview:

Find out more about the EQIP program on the overview page here.

Click for Producer and Land Eligibility Information

Program Eligibility:

Learn more about the EQIP program eligibiliy requirements on the eligibility page here.

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Ranking Tools:

Learn more about EQIP program ranking by
viewing ranking tools.

Click for Application Information

How To Apply:

Learn more about how to apply for EQIP programs
on this page here.

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Practices and Payment:

Learn more about EQIP program practices and payment rates
on this page here.

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Conservation Priorities:

Learn more about National and State Conservation Priorities
by viewing this page here.


Please Note: Starting a practice prior to written contract approval will result in the ineligibility of that practice for AMA assistance unless a waiver has been approved (see 440-CPM, Part 512, Subpart E).


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