Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is a federal program overseen by the United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) that pays a yearly rental payment in exchange for farmers removing environmentally sensitive land from agricultural production and planting species that will improve environmental quality.

Landowners can learn how CRP can increase their income with flexible programs that fit their land and operations by visiting their local USDA Field Office or talking with a Nebraska Game and Parks Commission or Pheasants Forever biologist.  Biologists provide:

  • Free one-on-one technical assistance
  • Updated annual soil rental rates
  • Cost-share opportunities
  • Other practices and programs

FSA Fact Sheet

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Producers also have the opportunity to enroll in Continuous CRP practices. This includes the Platte-Republican CREP. For more information on these practices visit your local USDA Field Office or reach out to a Nebraska Game and Parks Commission or Pheasants Forever biologist.
FSA Fact Sheet
Continuous annual soil rental rates

To find a biologist near you, please call or visit a Nebraska Game and Parks office near you.

Your local Pheasants Forever Farm Bill Biologist can be found here.

Your local service center and USDA Farm Service Agency office can be found here.