The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced that the deadline to apply for financial support through the MAGSA EQIP WaterSMART funding pool has been extended to February 16, 2024. To be eligible, an applicant must own or lease and manage their land, and have an average gross income of $900,000 or less. Eligible projects may include: water delivery automation & monitoring; irrigation water management & conveyance; sprinkler irrigation systems, & more.
MAGSA has created an Application Guide to support landowners through the entire EQIP WaterSMART application process. Click the button below to download the guide.
NRCS also announced two other funding opportunities for growers, the National Water Quality Initiative (NWQI) and Organic Transition Initiative (OTI). If you have questions about any of these initiatives, contact the Fresno NRCS Field Office at 559-276-7494.