FSA Announces CRP Informational Meetings in Iowa

Ag/Outdoor

May 9th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

John R. Whitaker, State Executive Director for USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Iowa, announced that FSA will conduct several Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) informational meetings across the state.  Iowa currently has 1,535,586 acres enrolled in CRP with an estimated 183,399 acres expiring September 30, 2013.  A General CRP signup is scheduled to begin May 20, 2013 and end June 14, 2013.

Landowners with expiring CRP land or land that is not currently enrolled in CRP are encouraged to attend an informational meeting.
If you are unable to attend, consider a free webinar hosted by Women, Food, and Agriculture Network (WFAN). This informational webinar is scheduled for Thursday, May 23, from 10 – 11:30 a.m. CDT.  Register at:  https://womenfoodagnet.wufoo.com/forms/z7p7m5/

(Information on the meetings listed below and other programs administered by FSA can be found at www.fsa.usda.gov/ia)

Local meeting sites: (County/Date/Time/Location)

Madison

Thursday, May 23rd

 6 pm

Jackson Building on the Madison County Fairgrounds

Harrison

Thursday, May 23rd

9:30 am

Harrison County Extension Office, 304 E 4th St, Logan, Iowa