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FSA Releases CRP Enrollment Figures

MDC is partnering with the Grundy Electric Cooperative on a Wires Over Wildlife program, which will enable property owners to improve wildlife habitat in ways that also save the co-op money for maintenance. Photos by Jason Jensen, Missouri Department of Conservation

The USDA has accepted 2.8 million acres in offers from agricultural producers and private landowners for enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program for 2021. 1.9 million have been accepted through the General CRP Signup. 897,000 acres were enrolled through the Continuous Signup. The Farm Service Agency Administrator says the USDA is still about 4 million acres below the enrollment target. Gary Crawford reports that changes have been made to boost the number of acres enrolled.


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