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Grassland Reserve Program Sign-up Underway
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 • Posted June 5, 2013

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Farm Service Agency (FSA) are accepting applications for the 2013 Grassland Reserve Program (GRP).

GRP is a voluntary program that provides financial and technical assistance to landowners and operators for the restoration and conservation of grasslands through permanent easements or rental contracts.

In Texas, all applications must be received by June 14, 2013. Deadlines vary by state. GRP benefits the environment by preventing grasslands from being converted to cropland or used for urban development. Rural economies also benefit from NRCS and FSA program participation.

For more information or to submit a GRP application, please contact your local NRCS or FSA Office.

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