A CLEAR Path to Conservation in Minnesota USDA and Pheasants Forever to Hold Conservation Reserve Program Webinar on May 17 St. PAUL, Minn., May 6, 2022 – Do you own or operate farmland in Minnesota? Are you curious about how you can improve water quality, prevent soil erosion, and increase wildlife habitat on your farm? Are you looking for conservation solutions to address marginal or environmentally sensitive cropland? The Conservation Reserve Program may offer the solutions you are looking for on your farm. To answer questions and provide more information on the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) in partnership with Minnesota Pheasants Forever are holding a virtual information session on May 17, 2022, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (CDT). USDA staff from FSA and the Natural Resources Conservation Service will be joined by public and private partners to provide information on current opportunities under CRP. Information will be provided on Continuous CRP enrollment including State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement also known as SAFE. Participants will also learn about specific CRP options that include the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) and the Clean Lakes, Estuaries, And Rivers initiative, called CLEAR30. Current landowners and producers that have utilized CRP on their farm will provide detailed examples of how they’ve benefited from the program. Webinar: A CLEAR Path to Conservation
Tuesday, May 17, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (CDT) To attend the webinar: Register Here Persons with disabilities who require accommodations to participate in this meeting should contact Daniel Mahoney at 651-602-7710, or dial 7-1-1 to access telecommunication relay services. To register visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-clear-path-to-conservation-tickets-335265898327. For more information on FSA farm programs and loans visit fsa.usda.gov. For more information on CRP visit fsa.usda.gov/crp. USDA touches the lives of all Americans each day in so many positive ways. Under the Biden-Harris Administration, USDA is transforming America’s food system with a greater focus on more resilient local and regional food production, fairer markets for all producers, ensuring access to safe, healthy and nutritious food in all communities, building new markets and streams of income for farmers and producers using climate smart food and forestry practices, making historic investments in infrastructure and clean energy capabilities in rural America, and committing to equity across the Department by removing systemic barriers and building a workforce more representative of America. To learn more, visit usda.gov.
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