Posted November 19, 2015 3:50 pm by Comments

By Justin Stakes

Conservation Reserve Program
Conservation Reserve Program
Pheasants Forever
Pheasants Forever

Lincoln, NE -( Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever, along with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, the Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Farm Service Agency, will host 56 Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general sign-up informational meetings for landowners during the upcoming sign-up period.

The CRP general sign-up will be held Dec. 1, 2015 through Feb. 26, 2016. CRP remains the gold standard program for creating upland habitat for pheasants, quail and other wildlife in Nebraska. In addition to wildlife habitat, CRP provides landowners with many benefits.

“CRP continues to evolve. With competitive rental rates, the ability to enroll partial fields and haying and grazing options for management, landowners will want to attend a local meeting and learn how voluntary conservation programs can work to increase farm and ranch income,” says Kelsi Wehrman, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever’s state coordinator in Nebraska.

Landowners are encouraged to RSVP for an event by contacting their local USDA Service Center or their local Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever Farm Bill wildlife biologist.

CRP general sign-up information meetings will focus on eligibility and the CRP sign-up …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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