Tag: CRP

FSA Report – National Ag Week

Executive Director Nathan Peterson shares this weeks FSA Report: Peterson shares more tips on retaining CRP/EDI status: For more information on CRP programs and more, contact your local FSA Office or check out their website at farmers.gov

March 22, 2024 0

FSA report with Nathan Peterson

Nathan Peterson checks in with this weeks FSA report. There have been a lot of calls locally regarding Haying and CRP land updates. Nathan explains even with emergency haying there are only certain practices that are eligible. Please contact your local FSA office to check on eligibility. Nathan reminds owners and operators that you must…
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August 11, 2023 0

Nathan Peterson checks in with the weekly FSA Report

By Abby Pearson Nathan is the FSA agent for Clearwater East Polk and Beltrami counties. They are looking for nominations for county committee elections. Each member serves a 3 year terms. Interested farmers and ranchers are encouraged to apply. There are many positions available that the FSA needs to fill quickly. If you currently farm…
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July 28, 2023 0

CRP Update

It’s time for farmers to think about putting parts of their land in the CRP–or Conservation Reserve Program.  James Kruise with the Norman County Farm Service Agency has details. Kruise went on to say information about the 2022 grassland CRP will be announced soon. In recent years, there’s been a downward trend in farmers participating…
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March 20, 2023 0

Mid-Contract Management Reminders for Current CRP Enrollees

Ada, MN — During his recent visit on the KRJB Kaleidoscope Program, Norman and Clay County Farm Service Agency Director James Kruize provided some reminders to producers who currently have existing Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts. Kruize says CRP enrollees must continue to track their expenses, follow nesting season rules, and overall maintain the acreage…
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May 13, 2022 0

Applications Being Accepted for Conservation Reserve Program

Ada, MN — Applications are being accepted for this year’s Conservation Reserve Program General Sign Up. The deadline to apply is March 11th. The General CRP Program assists landowners in establishing long-term, resource-conserving plant species (grass or trees) to control soil erosion, improve water quality and enhance wildlife habitat on crop land. Norman and Clay…
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February 14, 2022 0