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EQIP-Environmental Quality Incentives Program

EQIP is a voluntary conservation program that promotes agricultural production and environmental quality as compatible with National goals. Through EQIP, farmers and ranchers may receive financial and technical assistance to install or implement structural and management conservation practices on eligible agricultural land. EQIP is a USDA Farm Bill program administer by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

EQIP links

NRCS (National, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri)

Roles and Responsibilities (NRCS Conservation Programs Manual)

Application Information ( Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Others)

National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD)

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National Water Program

A cooperative program consisting of the USDA Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service and the Land Grant Colleges and Universities.

- a Regionally-Based National Network -

The USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Partners in the Heartland Regional Initiative are also equal opportunity providers and employers.

- This material is based upon work supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under Agreement No. 2008-51130-19526.

Photograph by Tom Schultz, Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Iowa State University

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