Producers Reminded of Deadlines for CRP Emergency Grazing and Haying


August 27th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Iowa Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds producers who requested emergency grazing and haying on Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres of the deadline dates to remove cattle or hay from the CRP acres. Producers with emergency grazing authorization must remove livestock no later than September 30, 2012. For those producers haying the authorized acreage, all haying must be completed no later than August 31, 2012. Bales must be removed by September 30, 2012.

CRP participants who participated in the emergency grazing and haying must report the number of acres actually hayed or grazed no later than September 30, 2012, and reports are subject to spot check by USDA. In addition, participants must report the tonnage harvested or the number of livestock grazed by September 30. For more information about the deadline dates and required information for emergency grazing and haying of CRP acres contact your local FSA office.