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    Illinois Opens CRP Acres for Emergency Grazing and Haying

    Drought conditions and low hay supplies triggered the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) to open Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres to livestock […]

    August 3, 2023
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    USDA Caps Conservation Reserve Enrollment for 2023

    The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) enrollment has reached its limit for the first time in more than ten years. USDA’s CRP, a […]

    July 21, 2023
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    Farmland Acres Shrink Amidst Urbanization, Conservation

    Total acres of farmland continue to decline in the U.S., pressured by increasing urbanization and more conservation programs and incentives. Richard Brain, […]

    May 11, 2023
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    USDA Approves Voluntary Termination of CRP Acres

    USDA announced Thursday the opportunity for producers to voluntarily terminate CRP contracts amidst concerns of a global food crisis due to Russia’s […]

    May 27, 2022
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    Conservation Acres Shift to Production Amidst Profitable Commodity Prices

    After weeks of speculation following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, U.S. conservation acres are moving to cropland status. USDA says landowners will take […]

    May 5, 2022
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    CRP Enrollment Sees a Net Loss of 1.4 Million Acres

    As of March 11 — the general Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) signup deadline – only 1.8 of the 4 million acres in […]

    April 7, 2022
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    Key Highlights for USDA in Biden’s Budget Proposal

    President Biden issued a USDA budget proposal which requests a big-time boost to Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) funding and acres. The President’s […]

    April 1, 2022
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    U.S. Ag Groups Say CRP Land Could Fill Ukrainian Gap in Grain Production

    Several U.S. ag groups are calling on the Biden administration to ease Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) guidelines as the ongoing crisis in […]

    March 25, 2022
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    Signup Opens January 31 for 2022 Conservation Reserve Program

    The Conservation Reserve (CRP) Program can help producers and landowners establish long-term conservation areas to promote native species, control erosion and improve […]

    January 28, 2022
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    The Race is On: Drought Conditions Spark Feed Concerns

    Farmers and ranchers in drought-stricken states are scrambling to secure hay resources for their herds, including having hay delivered from the High […]

    July 7, 2021