USDA seeks applicants for conservation programs

U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking applications for its Environmental Quality Incentives Program and its Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program.

The application cutoff is Jan. 15.

The EQIP program provides incentives to use best practices to conserve water quality, water quantity, soil and grazing land.

WHIP is a program for those who want to develop or improve wildlife habitat on private land.

For information, go to or call the local National Resources Conservation Service at 316-721-6127.