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Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP)

Randy Willis
Contact: Randy Willis
District Administrator
Phone: (828) 465-8950
Email Randy Willis

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mapAgricultural Resources Center
1175 S Brady Avenue
Newton, NC 28658


Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m

http://www.nc.nrcs.usda.gov/programs/EQIP/index.html

Since its inception in 1996, EQIP has been NRCS' leading cost-share program for implementing conservation practices. EQIP, through 2-10 year contracts, can provide cost-sharing assistance to producers to implement conservation practices as part of a tract based total resource management system.

Examples of practices installed with EQIP funding include:

 
fence
  Heavy Use Area, Animal
Trail, and Fencing on the
Tony and Clare Parsons
farm in Mountain View.
 
 
Dead Poultry Incinerator
on the Albert Reid III
farm in Vale.
  Poultry incinerator  
 
Animal watering tank
  Animal Watering Tank
and Heavy Use Area
on the David and Iris Sigmon
farm in mountain View.
 
 
Horse Manure Composter
on the Tony and
Clare Parsons farm
in Mountain View.
  Manure Composter  
 
Heavy Use Area
  Heavy Use Area on the
Tony and Clare Parsons
farm in Mountain View.
 
  Poultry Litter Storage Facility
on the poultry farm of Larry Beal
in the Bandy's community.
  Poultry Litter Storage  
Call the Natural Resources Conservation Service at 828-464-1382 x 3
for more information about these programs.