Sign-up starts for CRP farm program; biologist hired for Douglas County area
Published 03/19/2012, Alexandria Echo Press
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a four-week Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general sign-up, beginning March 12, 2012 and ending on April 6, 2012. There are approximately 1.6 million enrolled CRP acres in Minnesota, with an estimated 292,000 acres set to expire on Sept. 30, 2012.Word count: 455
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