Aug 17 Deadline Approaches for Continuous Conservation Reserve Program Enrollment

The deadline to sign up for enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.

In return for enrolling land in CRP, FSA provides participants with annual rental payments and cost-share assistance to remove sensitive lands from production and plant certain grasses, shrubs and trees that improve water quality, prevent soil erosion and increase wildlife habitat. Landowners enter into contracts that last between 10 and 15 years.

For this year’s signup, limited priority practices are available for continuous enrollment. These include grassed waterways, filter strips, rip...

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