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NRCS to offer higher conservation payment rates

NRCS to offer higher conservation payment rates

For the first time, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is offering all Iowa landowners higher than normal payment rates on selected resource-conserving practices through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will offer the higher payment rates for 20 practices to eligible farmers statewide. In the past, the highest financial assistance rates through EQIP were...




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