BISMARCK, N.D.—The North Dakota Irrigation Association announced the availability of funding for irrigators through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). This funding opportunity is available through the NRCS’ Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). Funding availability begins February 1.

Financial assistance is available for irrigators wishing to make changes to their irrigation system to increase water efficiency. Examples of eligible projects include converting from flood to pivot, installing variable rate irrigation on an existing low-pressure system or converting a high-pressure center pivot to a low-pressure system.

 

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