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New Grasslands Initiative sign up starts Sept 1

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Nebraska farmers and ranchers will soon be able to take advantage of a new Conservation Reserve Program initiative. Mike Schmidt is the deputy administrator for the U-S Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency and says they are targeting working grass, range and pasture land. Schmidt says, “Grasslands is a new initiative. It is a working […]

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CRP Sign Up Deadline

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Producers are reminded that the deadline to sign up for the conservation reserve program is tomorrow. This is the second consecutive year that USDA has offered a general CRP sign-up. Through CRP, eligible landowners receive annual rental payments and cost-share assistance to establish long-term, resource conserving covers on eligible farmland. Land can be enrolled for a period of up to ...

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