Agricultural producers and owners of non-industrial private forestland and Tribes
are eligible to apply for EQIP. Eligible land includes cropland, rangeland, pastureland,
non-industrial private forestland and other farm or ranch lands.
Socially disadvantaged, beginning
and limited resource farmers, Indian
tribes and veterans are eligible for
an increased payment rate and may
receive advance payment of up to
50 percent to purchase materials
and services needed to implement
conservation practices included in
their EQIP contract.
- Control or own eligible land
- Comply with adjusted gross
income limitation ( AGI )
- Be in compliance with the highly
erodible land and wetland
- Develop an NRCS EQIP plan of
Additional restrictions and program
requirements may apply.