July 2006EQIP Stakeholder Meeting Monday, July 17, 2006 Glenn County RCD - Willows Noon to 2:00 p.m. The Glenn County RCD is asking for input from stakeholders to assist the District Conservationist in preparing for this year's round of local conservation priorities. During the meeting, the EQIP program will be discussed, as well as local resource concerns and priorities brought forward by participants. The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) was reauthorized in the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (Farm Bill) to provide a voluntary conservation program for farmers and ranchers that promotes agricultural production and environmental quality as compatible national goals.EQIP offers financial and technical help to assist eligible participants install or implement structural and management practices on eligible agricultural land. Last fiscal year, over $800,000 was allocated to EQIP projects in Glenn County. See the PDF flyers at the our website for more information.
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