FREEBORN COUNTY SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
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