The new system will shorten the time between applying for EQIP
and, for those selected, getting a contract.
Interested applicants are encouraged to request conservation planning and technical assistance from a local NRCS field office to help with the development of a conservation plan - the basis for any EQIP
application is a conservation plan.
The assumption of fixed cost-share rates set solely for the NPSs and not for the point source is reflective of current regulatory practice in the United States, for example, the NRCS's EQIP
The coalition's analysis shows that EQIP
would see its spending levels cut by 9.
NRCS uses the SCI as one criterion for determining eligibility for Farm Bill conservation programs such as EQIP
and justification for use of the EQIP
program by the Montana NRCS in
which would have paid for the bill with reductions to CSP funding, rather than EQIP
It's a relief for most waterfowl specialists to see the 2010 budget proposal for the conservation title is about the same as last year's --slightly less for CRP with a target of 32 million acres, slightly more for the "working land programs," including the wetland and grassland reserves, EQIP
Through the signup, Lane County orchardists and private, nonindustrial forest landowners may submit an EQIP
application requesting funding and planning assistance to remove, chip or otherwise treat woody debris and prunings on orchards and forestlands.
is a voluntary program, giving landowners financial and technical assistance in natural resource concerns while allowing them to continue to practice active management.
The 2002 farm bill provides cost shares on implementation of conservation practices to farmers through programs such as CRP (conservation reserve program), WRP (wetland reserve program), EQIP
(environmental quality incentive program), WHIP (wildlife habitat incentive program), and CSP (conservation security program).
100 million in new money for EQIP
(Environmental Quality Incentives Program), resulting in a 50% increase over current spending levels for a total $300 million, designed to assist farmers prevent polluted runoff;