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CRP Signup Starts Today

A general Conservation Reserve Program signup begins today in Iowa. Marion County FSA Director Angie Vos says that the signup period will run through June 14th. The program, also known as CRP, is a cost-share rental payment program that is aimed at reducing soil erosion, improving water quality, increasing wildlife habitat, and reducing damage caused by floods and other natural disasters. Vos says that the signed contracts would begin October 1st and last 10-to-15 years.