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EQIP funds available to farmers in Macoupin Watershed


  • Farmers in the Macoupin Watershed area may apply for Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) funds for technical and financial assistance to improve on-farm soil and water quality by implementing improvements such as drainage water management, bioreactors, saturated buffers, cover crops, nutrient management techniques and no-till systems.
  • This is made possible by a partnership between NRCS and American Farmland Trust.
  • Eligible farmers should apply between Jan. 19 and March 16. Contact the NRCS Carlinville field office, 300 Carlinville Plaza, Carlinville, Ill. 62626 or call 217-854-2626, extension 3.