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Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota officials are working to sign up more landowners under a new program that pays farmers to permanently set aside farmland for conservation to improve water quality. The federal Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program, which launched last year in Minnesota, enrolls farm owners for 15 years, Minnesota Public Radio News reported. Farmers in the program are also…
Tim Spielman and Rob Drieslein discuss future of Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program. Tim Lesmeister and Rob Drieslein debate DNR’s deer management goal, new northern pike regulations, and Trump action on Bears Ear National Monument. Joe Albert and Rob break down latest deer season harvest tally. Categories: From The Pages Of ODN Tags: Bears Ear National Monument, Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program,…
USDA will continue to accept eligible offers for state-specific Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) and CRP Grasslands enrollment.
Signed bills include license fee hikes, allowance for scopes on muzzleloaders, and other fishing- and hunting-related provisions.
Conservation groups send letter to Capitol demanding R-E-S-P-E-C-T for hunting, fishing, and conservation funding
Signers include DU and PF: “Minnesotans want clean water and a thriving outdoors, and they have voted to pay for it.”
Over a 10-year period, approximately $19 million in federal funds from the Farm Service Agency will be used to provide annual rental, incentive and cost-share payments for filter strips, riparian buffers, or pollinator and honeybee habitat.
Indications are that program’s results will more likely mirror the first program that kicked off in the late 1990s
About $150 million in state funding will match with about $350 million from USDA to protect through conservation easements an estimated 60,000 acres