Making conservation programs an effective tool for physical and financial resilience

Public CommentMaking conservation programs an effective tool for physical and financial resilienceComments to the NRCS regarding the Environmental Quality Incentives Program

Agriculture,  | Quick Take
Feb 19, 2020  | 38 sec read | Print Article

TCS submitted comments to the Natural Resource Conservation Service’s announcement of how it intends to implement the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) after Congress directed changes in the 2018 Farm Bill. EQIP, a working lands program, offers farmers and ranchers the opportunity to earn payments for conservation activities on their farm. But elements of NRCS’s plan may reduce the program’s effectiveness for both taxpayers and farmers and ranchers.

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