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AGRI-BUSINESS NEWS AND NOTES What do these farm programs mean?

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 29, 2015 at 12:19 PM

In all cases the programs listed above mean financial benefits to the producers and environmental benefits to us all.

USDA has a wide variety of programs that are geared to enhance conservation on our countries soil. The response to these programs in our counties has been overwhelming at times. Each agency has their own programs to offer. For example, NRCS manages the CSP, Conservation Security Program and EQIP, the Environmental Quality Incentive Program. FSA manages the general Conservation Reserve Signups when authorized, CREP, the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program, and CCRP, the Continuous Conservation Reserve program.

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