USDA Accepts More than 2.5 Million Acres in Grassland CRP Signup, Double Last Year's Signup
More than 5.3 Million Acres Enrolled through CRP Signups in 2021, Surpassing Goal
September 15, 2021
BOZEMAN -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has accepted offers for more than 2.5 million acres from agricultural producers and private landowners for enrollment through this year’s Grassland Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Signup. This is double last year’s enrollment and brings the total acres enrolled across all CRP signups in 2021 to more than 5.3 million acres, surpassing USDA’s 4-million-acre goal. Producers and landowners submitted offers for nearly 4 million acres in Grassland CRP, the highest in the signup’s history.
“We were pleased to see this level...