COLUMBIA— Applications deadlines for the Missouri Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) near as the end of March approaches.
Producers of the program should consider the following deadlines for FY 2020 funding:
• Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) application deadline is March 30, 2020.
• Environmental Quality Incentive Program-Regional Conservation Partnership Program (EQIP-RCPP) application deadline is March 30, 2020.
• Conservation Stewardship Program-Classic (CSP-Classic) application deadline is June 1, 2020.
Producers may submit a signed and dated application via the mail, fax, scan, email, or submit through the agency approved Client-Gateway at https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/cgate/.
Application requests may also be submitted to the local NRCS office through telephone, email or letter received by the sign-up cut-off date listed above. NRCS will follow-up to obtain applicant signature’s prior the application being ranked. If an application is not signed and returned to the local NRCS office prior to ranking the application will be considered invalid.
For more information contact the NRCS office serving your county. NRCS offices can be found in the phone book under “U.S. Government, Department of Agriculture,” or online at http://offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app.