USDA Announces Programs to Conserve Sensitive Land and Help Beginning Farmers

Outlet: USDA FSA

June 4, 2014

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Wednesday that farmers, ranchers & landowners committed to protecting & conserving environmentally sensitive land may sign up for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) beginning June 9. The Secretary also announced that retiring farmers enrolled in CRP could receive incentives to transfer a portion of their land to beginning, disadvantaged or veteran farmers through the Transition Incentives Program (TIP).

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