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NRCS sets program funding application cutoff for June 1


April 20, 2018

K&D Livestock, Inc., near Stacey, Mont., has participated in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) since the program began. Practices have included forest stand improvement, range monitoring, prescribed grazing, stock water developments, and fencing, among others.

BOZEMAN, Mont., April 16, 2018–The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has set a June 1, 2018, application cutoff for agricultural operators to be considered for 2019 conservation program funding through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program.

NRCS provides funding and technical assistance to help farmers and ranchers implement conservation practices that provide environmental benefits to help sustain agricultural operations. Conservation program participation is voluntary and helps landowners and operators defray the costs of installing conservation practices.

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