Conservation Funding Available For Organic Farmers
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications for the 2013 EQIP Organic Initiative, and has $50 million to give to organic (and transitioning) farmers who will be implementing conservation practices on their land.
Every state has a different application deadline, with some (California, Illinois, Colorado, Arkansas) as soon as November 16th, 2012. Many states have set their cut-off date as soon as December 3rd . And, some states have multiple deadlines.
To apply, contact your state’s NRCS local office here.