- Soil & Water Conservation
- Natural Resources Conservation Service Programs
Natural Resources Conservation Service Programs
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Agricultural Water Enhancement Program (AWEP)
The Agricultural Water Enhancement Program is a voluntary conservation initiative that enables the use of the Environmental Quality Incentives Program along with resources of eligible partners to provide financial and technical assistance to owners and operators of irrigated agricultural lands.
Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)
The Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program is a voluntary land retirement program that helps agricultural producers protect environmentally sensitive land, decrease erosion, restore wildlife habitat, and safeguard ground and surface water.
Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)
The Conservation Reserve Program provides technical and financial assistance to eligible farmers and ranchers to address soil, water, and related natural resource concerns on their lands in an environmentally beneficial and cost-effective manner.
Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)
The Conservation Stewardship Program is a voluntary program that will provide financial and technical assistance to eligible producers to conserve and enhance soil, water, air, and related natural resources on their land.
Conservation Technical Assistance (CTA)
The Natural Resources Conservation Service delivers conservation technical assistance through its voluntary Conservation Technical Assistance Program.
Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)
The Environmental Quality Incentives Program is a voluntary conservation program for farmers and ranchers that promote agricultural production and environmental quality as compatible national goals.
Farm & Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP)
The Farm and Ranch Land Protection Program provides matching funds to help purchase development rights to keep productive farm and ranch land in agricultural uses.
National Organic Initiative
The National Organic Initiative is a voluntary conservation initiative that enables the use of the Environmental Quality Incentives Program to provide financial and technical assistance to owners and operators of agricultural lands already certified as organic or transitioning to organic.
Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)
The Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program is a voluntary program for people who want to develop and improve wildlife habitat primarily on private land.