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More than 1.2 million acres accepted in CRP Grasslands signup


Last updated 7/15/2020 at 7:36am

Press release

BOZEMAN — The United States Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency announced Friday the acceptance of more than 1.2 million acres in the Conservation Reserve Program Grasslands during the recent signup period that began March 16 and ended May 15.

The number of acres offered during this signup period was 1.9 million acres, over three times the number offered during the last signup period in 2016.

Through CRP Grasslands, farmers and ranchers can protect grasslands, rangelands and pastures while retaining the right to conduct common grazing practices, such as hay...

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