NRCS Colorado Announces EQIP Program Deadline
Greeley – Producers in Colorado who are interested in implementing conservation practices to improve natural resources on their private agricultural land have until Friday, February 17, 2017, to submit applications for FY 2017 funding through the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS) Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). Eligible applications that are received after February 17th will be considered during a later time and will be processed throughout the fiscal year as needed.
EQIP is a voluntary incentives program that provides financial assistance for conservation systems such as animal waste management facilities, irrigation system efficiency improvements, fencing, and water supply development for improved grazing management, riparian protection, and wildlife habitat enhancement.
Applications can be taken at the Greeley USDA Service Center at 4302 W. 9th Street Road, Greeley Colorado 80634 or at 970-356-8097 ext 130. Applications MUST be received by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 17, 2017. To find out more information about EQIP please visit https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/co/programs/financial/eqip/.