Iowa Environmental Quality Incentives Program

The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is a voluntary conservation program of the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) that promotes agricultural production and environmental quality as compatible goals. This program is available to farmers and offers financial and technical assistance to install or implement structural and management practices on eligible agricultural land.

Each district conservationist working with a local work group has established local resource concerns, practices, and an application ranking process to prioritize applications for funding. Applications for EQIP are accepted on a continuous basis. However, each locality has a cutoff date for ranking applications, the first of which is Oct. 21, 2016 for fiscal year 2017 applications. A second statewide cutoff date to rank additional new 2017 applications has been established for March 17, 2017. NRCS may establish local, minimum ranking cutoff levels for funding selection. 

Contact Iowa Environmental Quality Incentives Program

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Contact Iowa Environmental Quality Incentives Program

Kristy Oates
Acting State Conservationist
210 Walnut street
693 Federal Building
Des Moines, Iowa  50309
Phone: 515-284-4769
Cell Phone: 515-284-6655
Fax: 515-284-4394


Service Area

Statewide Program in:
  • Iowa

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