General Signup for CRP Will Begin August 2 at FSA Offices NationwideMon, 26 Jul 2010 12:15:40 CDT
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that a general sign-up for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) will begin on August 2, 2010 and continue through August 27, 2010. During the sign-up period, farmers and ranchers may offer eligible land for CRP's competitive general sign-up at their county Farm Service Agency (FSA) office. The 2008 Farm Bill authorized USDA to maintain CRP enrollment up to 32 million acres. Jim Miller, Agriculture Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agriculture Services, made the announcement on behalf of Secretary Vilsack during a conference call with reporters.
Click on the Listen Bar below for the audio of the announcement by USDA's Jim Miller and other officials from the Department. Click here for the News Release from USDA on the Announcement.
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