Abilene, KS -(AmmoLand.com)- A general sign-up for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is open from Dec. 1, 2015 – Feb. 26, 2016 at Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices across the state and landowners are encouraged to attend a nearby workshop for details.
Whether you have existing crop ground, expiring CRP, or expired CRP that is still in grass, FSA and Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism staff want to work with you. New contracts will range from 10 and 15 years in length and will begin October 1, 2016.
Representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, alongside state and county conservation partners, will be present at each workshop to deliver up-to-date information on the program.
For a complete list of workshops, visit the Kansas Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever website, www.kansaspfqf.org.
Landowners who have already made an appointment with an FSA office are still welcome to attend a workshop.
About the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism:
As a public steward of the Kansas natural resources, the mission of the Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism is to: Conserve and enhance Kansas natural heritage, its wildlife and its habitats–to assure future generations the benefits of the state’s diverse, living resources; Provide the public with opportunities for the use and appreciation of the natural resources of Kansas, consistent with the conservation of those resources; Inform the public of the status of the natural resources of Kansas to promote understanding and gain assistance in achieving this mission.
For more information on KDWPT, please visit www.kdwpt.state.ks.us.