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NRCS Programs

Conservation Reserve Program-CRP

CRP is a voluntary program for agricultural landowners. General and Contentious CRP options area available which allow for annual rental payments to establish long-term, conservation resources. 

Environmental Quality Incentives Program-EQIP

EQIP is a voluntary conservation program supporting agricultural and environmental concern through financial incentives and cost share payments. Financial and technical assistance are provided for a vast majority of conservation practices. 

Wetland Reserve Program-WRP

WRP is a voluntary program offering landowners financial and technical assistance into a 30 year or a permanent easement. Development of 10 year restoration agreement is also available through WRP. The goal of WRP is to protect, restore, or enhance wetland habitats.

Conservation Stewardship Program-CSP
CSP is a voluntary conservation program supporting the maintenance and enhancement of natural resources on private agricultural lands. 

For further information regarding any of the above programs contact NRCS staff at 507-373-5607 ext. 3

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