Don’t miss out on funding for your farm. Stay up to date on the EQIP deadlines for your agricultural business.
EQIP, or the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, is a USDA farm funding program that enables producers to adopt conservation on the farm. It offers up to $80,000 in financial and technical assistance from the USDA for practices such as cover crops, fencing, nutrient management and rotational grazing.
While EQIP is a national program, each state has its own deadline, and fiscal year 2022 (FY22) deadlines are well under way. In fact, many of those deadlines passed in 2021. (At the end of this year, be on the lookout for deadlines for FY23.) What’s more? There can be up to four deadlines per fiscal year!
Notice Massachusetts for example. In the table below, you’ll see that the state has two deadlines, meaning it has one cutoff for two different rounds of funding. These deadlines are constantly changing so be sure to come back to this chart for updates, or talk with a FarmRaise Farmer Success Advocate who can help you make sense of it all.
Check out our chart below to find the 2022 deadline for your state:
For more information about how the program works, read this FarmRaise guide to EQIP.
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