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NRCS Announces Drought Funding Opportunity for Socially Disadvantaged Producers on Fort Belknap Reservation


March 23, 2022

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Montana is offering a new, targeted assistance opportunity through its Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). While NRCS accepts applications year-round, eligible producers and landowners within the project priority area should apply by April 15, 2022, to be considered for this year’s funding.

“Precipitation has been slow to accumulate so far this year and the area of exceptional drought has primarily impacted north central Montana since January,” said Tom Watson, NRCS State Conservationist in Montana. “NRCS underst...

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