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Barn Media 9-15-10: CRP Enrollment Numbers Announced

Brian Allmer

Brian Allmer, Barn Media Podcast Producer

Bids covering 90 percent of the 4.8 million acres offered by landowners nationwide for enrollment into the Conservation Reserve Program during last month’s general sign-up were accepted. USDA’s Farm Service Agency announced Tuesday that 4.3 million acres will enter the CRP on October 1st – the first day of FY 2011 – bringing total enrollment to 31.2 million acres. The statutory cap is 32 million. FSA Administrator Jonathan Coppess trumpeted the results on a conference call with reporters.

Bids covering 90 percent of the 4.8 million acres offered by landowners nationwide for enrollment into the Conservation Reserve Program during last month’s general sign-up were accepted. USDA’s Farm Service Agency announced Tuesday that 4.3 million acres will enter the CRP on October 1st – the first day of FY 2011 – bringing total enrollment to 31.2 million acres. The statutory cap is 32 million. FSA Administrator Jonathan Coppess trumpeted the results on a conference call with reporters.