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Conservation Reserve Program Signup Ends Friday

Dan Environment

Farmers and ranchers with expiring Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts may now re-enroll in certain CRP continuous signup practices or, if eligible, select a one-year contract extension. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) also is accepting offers from those who want to enroll for the first time in one of the country’s largest conservation programs. But FSA’s 52nd signup for CRP …

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USDA Offers Producers Options to Re-enroll or Extend Expiring CRP Contracts

Dan Environment, Industry News Release

WASHINGTON (USDA/FSA) – Farmers and ranchers with expiring Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts may now re-enroll in certain CRP continuous signup practices or, if eligible, select a one-year contract extension. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) also is accepting offers from those who want to enroll for the first time in one of the country’s largest conservation programs. FSA’s 52nd signup for …

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Continuous Signup Period Coming for Conservation Resource Program

Dan Environment, Industry News Release

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced it will soon begin signup of eligible lands under its continuous Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). Rod Bain has more details. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will accept applications beginning June 3 for certain practices under the continuous Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) signup and will offer extensions for expiring CRP contracts. The 2018 …

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PLC Payments Being Distributed

Dan Economy

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced earlier this month that USDA continues to invest in rural America with more than $4.8 billion in payments being made, starting this month, to agricultural producers through the Farm Service Agency’s Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC), Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Conservation Reserve (CRP) programs. Tyron Spearman has the details. PLC Payments Being Distributed

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USDA Issues Farm Safety Net and Conservation Payments

Dan Economy, Industry News Release

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) continues to invest in rural America with more than $4.8 billion in payments being made, starting this month, to agricultural producers through the Farm Service Agency’s Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC), Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Conservation Reserve (CRP) programs. Approximately $3 billion in payments will be made under …

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One Week Left to Enroll for CRP

Dan Environment

USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is reminding producers the deadline to sign up for enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is just a week away, Friday, August 17th. Agriculture Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation, Bill Northey, explains what this sign-up involves. One Week Left to Enroll for CRP

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USDA Resumes Continuous Conservation Reserve Program Enrollment

Dan Environment, Industry News Release

One-Year Extension Available to Holders of Many Expiring Contracts through Continuous Signup As part of a 33-year effort to protect sensitive lands and improve water quality and wildlife habitat on private lands, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will resume accepting applications for the voluntary Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). Eligible farmers, ranchers, and private landowners can sign up at their local Farm Service …

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USDA Suspends CRP Enrollment

Dan Environment, Industry News Release

The Department of Agriculture announced this week that it would process many pending eligible offers for enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program. USDA also announced it would suspend accepting most new offers until later in the 2018 fiscal year. All current, eligible CRP continuous enrollment offers made through September 30th, 2017, except for those made under the Pollinator Habitat Initiative, …

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Conservation Reserve Program Gets Renewed Attention at Confirmation Hearing

Dan Environment, Industry News Release

The Conservation Reserve Program got renewed attention at a recent confirmation hearing for nominees for top Department of Agriculture posts. Lawmakers focused on both acreage enrollment and emergency CRP haying and grazing. CRP has always been popular, but low crop prices and continuing droughts and other disasters are spurring renewed interest in the land conservation program. South Dakota Ag Senator …

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USDA Issues Farm Safety Net and Conservation Payments

Dan Environment, Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that over $9.6 billion in payments will be made, beginning this week, to producers through the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC), Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Conservation Reserve (CRP) programs.  The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is issuing approximately $8 billion in payments under the ARC and PLC programs for the 2016 crop year, and …