Thursday, February 23, 2012

The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) 2012 Organic Initiative

EQIP Organic Initiative Application Period 2
The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) 2012 Organic Initiative provides financial assistance to implement conservation practices, assisting organic producers in meeting their resource concerns and fulfilling requirements of an Organic System Plan. Applications for the EQIP Organic Initiative are accepted on a continuous basis throughout the fiscal year; however, USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has established specific dates when eligible applications will be evaluated, ranked, and approved for funding.
The Application Period 2 submission deadline is March 30, 2012. More information at http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detailfull/national/programs/?&cid=nrcs143_008224