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Sign Up for Grassland CRP Now through June 28
Sign Up for Grassland CRP Now through June 28

USDA’s Grassland Conservation Reserve Program lets you continue grazing and haying practices while protecting grasslands and promoting biodiversity and conservation.

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Disaster Assistance Programs

USDA offers a variety of programs to help farmers, ranchers, communities, and businesses that have been hard hit by natural disaster events.


Disaster Assistance Programs

Advancing Equity at FSA

FSA recognizes equity as a driving force and stands committed to advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all programs and services.

Advancing Equity at FSA


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Conservation Reserve Program

With yearly rental payments, CRP helps producers and landowners protect natural resources by establishing land cover, improving water quality and increasing wildlife habitat. There are many opportunities to participate for the quality of your land and the health of the environment.

Conservation Reserve Program

FSA in the News

  • USDA Reminds Producers to File Crop Acreage Reports

    WASHINGTON, June 10 , 2024 – Agricultural producers should make an appointment with their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office to complete crop acreage reports before the applicable deadline after planting is complete. July 15 is a major deadline for most crops, but acreage reporting deadlines vary by county and by crop.  

  • USDA Announces Loan Rates for 2024-Crop Peanuts

    WASHINGTON, June 6, 2024 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) today announced 2024-crop loan rates for four types of peanuts. The rates take effect Aug 1, 2024, the beginning of the peanut crop year.
  • Producers and Landowners Can Now Sign Up for USDA's Grassland Conservation Reserve Program

    WASHINGTON, June 3, 2024 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that agricultural producers and private landowners can now sign up for the Grassland Conservation Reserve Program (Grassland CRP). The signup runs from today through June 28, 2024. Grassland CRP, offered by USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), is a voluntary working lands conservation program that enables participants to conserve grasslands and provide important conservation benefits for wildlife, soil health and carbon sequestration, all while continuing most grazing and haying practices.
  • USDA Announces June 2024 Lending Rates for Agricultural Producers

    WASHINGTON, June 3, 2024 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced loan interest rates for June 2024, which are effective June 3, 2024. USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) loans provide important access to capital to help agricultural producers start or expand their farming operation, purchase equipment and storage structures or meet cash flow needs.  

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