The Overstory 1st Quarter 2016

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APPLICATION: Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Tree Thinning Incentives

CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM (CRP)TREE THINNING INCENTIVE

APPLICATION PERIOD:  05/02/2016 – 05/31/2016

ELIGIBILITY:  Current CRP Enrollment

PURPOSE:  (Under authority of the 2014 Farm Bill)

Encourage tree thinning

                             Improve condition of resources

                             Promote forest management

                             Enhance wildlife habitat

 

THINNING INCENTIVE:

          $150/acre for thinning

            (Any thinning operations completed since 10/22/2015 are eligible)

 

Required Secondary Practices and Incentives:

                    $25/acre for prescribed burning

                    $25/acre for disking     

                    $100/acre for chemical woody & herbaceous plant control

                    $125/acre for mechanical woody plant control

CONTACT YOUR LOCAL USDA FARM SERVICE AGENCY (FSA)  FOR DETAILS