Through partnerships with other agencies, cost-sharing and grant programs are available on a limited basis to qualifying applicants. These programs are available to growers, farmers, ranchers and other agricultural professionals, as well as sport or agricultural clubs, government agencies and landowners. These grants include:

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). A Federal grant program offering financial, educational, and technical help to farmers and ranchers to install or implement structural, vegetative, and management practices that address their natural resource concerns, such as soil erosion, water quality and quantity, wildlife habitat, wetlands, and forest and grazing lands.

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP). A Federal cost-sharing program providing financial incentives to develop or rehabilitate habitat for fish and wildlife on private lands.

To request technical assistance, please contact the Somis NRCS Field Office at (805)386-4489.