Champaign, IL—September 29, 2016 – Illinois agricultural producers and forestry managers who want to address natural resources and increase environmental benefits are encouraged to sign up for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) through the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).
Ivan Dozier, Illinois NRCS State Conservationist, announced that November 18, 2016 and January 20, 2017will be the two EQIP application deadlines in Illinois. “Producers can sign up for EQIP at any time throughout the year, but to compete for the upcoming funding periods, I encourage producers with resource concerns to submit an application by one of the application deadlines,” Dozier explains. Read more
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