Pierre, SD -(AmmoLand.com)- Pheasants Forever and partners in South Dakota are hosting five Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general sign-up informational meetings for landowners in the coming week of the sign-up period.
The CRP general sign-up began December 1, 2015, and ends February 26, 2016. CRP remains the gold standard program for creating upland habitat for pheasants, grouse, and other wildlife in South Dakota. 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 a beneficial change in haying and grazing limitations for producers, landowners will want to attend a local meeting and learn how voluntary conservation programs can work to increase farm and ranch income,” stated Matt Morlock, Pheasants Forever’sassistant director in South Dakota.
Landowners are encouraged to RSVP for an event by contacting their local Pheasants Forever Farm Bill wildlife biologist.
CRP general sign-up information meetings will focus on eligibility and the CRP sign-up process, as well as updates to CRP mid-contract management. Presentations will also cover …Read the Rest