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•Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)    Receive annual rental payments for planting permanent vegetation on your idle, highly erodible farmland. 
CRP Biomass Pilot Projects

Survey of CRP Participants

Conservation Reserve Program: Economic Implications for Rural America

•Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) Unique state and federal partnerships allow you to receive incentive payments for installing specific conservation practices.

•Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) Get back on your feet after a natural disaster.  ECP provides financial assistance to agricultural producers to rehabilitate farmland damaged by natural disaster and for carrying out emergency water conservation measures during periods of severe drought.

•Environmental and Cultural Resource Compliance


Latest Updates
as of 
October 27, 2004
Secretary Announces Addition of Environmentally Sensitive Land to CRP
Nearly $500 Million in Disaster Assistance to Restore Farmland, Forests
$207-Million Conservation Program Will Help Protect Drinking Water in Columbus, Ohio
Questions and Answers - The Ohio Scioto River Watershed CREP
USDA Provides $2 Million for Sage Grouse Conservation and Recovery in 4 Western States
USDA Provides North Carolina with $2.7 Million in Emergency Conservation Program Funding
President Unveils Conservation Measures to Protect Wildlife and Fragile Land
Bush Administration Expands CRP
Secretary Authorizes Nationwide Emergency Grazing for Drought Relief
USDA Announces CRP Program Refinements
USDA Announces Interim Final Rule and Public Comment Period for Grassland Reserve Program
USDA Provides Kentucky with ECP Funding
CRP Interim Rule
CRP Continuous Signup Fact Sheet