2013 General Conservation Reserve Program Sign-Up Starts May 20

May 2013
Corn & Soybean Digest Exclusive Insight;5/15/2013, p2
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary (USDA) Tom Vilsack advises farmers and ranchers across the country that the USDA is holding a general sign-up for its Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) from May 21 to June 14, 2013. It notes that under the CRP, participating landowners are offered financial incentives to plant long-term, resource-saving vegetative covers that would control soil erosion and improve the quality of air and water in their respective communities.


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