For many producers, conservation is an important tool in keeping their farm or ranch resilient for years to come. One way producers can receive support for implementing conservation practices is through programs offered by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).
For farmers and ranchers new to implementing conservation practices like cover crops, the path to receiving support through a cost-share program might not always be clear.
The fact sheets below, available in English and Spanish, address some of the common questions we’ve received from years of connecting with farmers and ranchers, such as "Can I participate in federal cost-share programs if I rent the land I farm?" to "How do payments and taxes work for these programs?"
- What to Know About Working with your USDA Service Center
- Lo Que Debe Saber Sobre El Trabajo Con Su Centro De Servicio Local Del USDA
- What to Know About Working Lands Conservation Programs
- Lo Que Debe Saber Sobre Los Programas De Conservación De Terrenos De Trabajo
- What to know about Eligibility and Enrollment for CSP
- Lo Que Debe Saber Sobre Los Requisitos Y La Inscripción Para CSP
- What to Know about the CSP plan
- Lo Que Debe Saber Sobre El Plan De CSP
- What to Know About EQIP Eligibility and Enrollment
- Lo Que Debe Saber Sobre La Elegibilidad E Inscripción De EQIP
- What to Know About EQIP Application Rankings and Advance Payment Option
- Lo Que Debe Saber Sobre Las Clasificaciones De La Aplicación Eqip Y La Opción De Pago Anticipado