Tag: CRP

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

Dozen of Round Bales Lost in Fire South of Syre

Syre, MN — Dozens of round bales were lost after a baler caught fire on Thursday morning between Twin Valley and Ulen. At approximately 11:40am, the Norman County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a fire in a CRP field to the west of Highway 32 one mile south of Syre. According to Norman County…
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August 12, 2021 0

USDA Adding Incentives for CRP Program

Ada, MN — The USDA recently announced that they are again opening enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program as well the Continuous CRP Program, according to Randy Tufton of the Norman County FSA. In order to gain interest from landowners, the USDA is now offering higher payment rates, new incentives, and a more targeted focus…
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May 13, 2021 0