Deadline Looms for Organic EQIP Applications

Deadline Looms for Organic EQIP Applications

May 20 is final day for organic and transitioning to organic producers to get funding help for environmental improvements.

May 20 is the final day for certified organic producers of those transitioning to organic production systems to sign up for funding help through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program.

Through EQIP, NRCS provides financial and technical assistance on eligible conservation practices.  Beginning, limited resource, and socially disadvantaged producers may be eligible for additional financial assistance.

Producers interested in applying for EQIP Organic Initiative funding must submit applications through their local NRCS Service Center, which can be located through the Web site at http://offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?agency=nrcs.

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