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Minnesota CREP Guidance Materials

CREP is an offshoot of the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), the country’s largest private-land conservation program. Administered by the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA), CREP targets state-identified, high-priority conservation issues. Five Minnesota state agencies have come together to support MN CREP, including Board of Water and Soil Resources, Department of Agriculture, Department of Health, Department of Natural Resources and Pollution Control Agency. This project is a federal, state, and local partnership and will voluntarily retire environmentally sensitive land using the nationally-recognized ReInvest In Minnesota (RIM) Reserve program. This is accomplished through permanent protection by establishing conservation practices via payments to farmers and agricultural land owners. CREP is implemented locally through Soil and Water Conservation Districts and many other partners.

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Training & Webinar Information

August 13, 2018 MN CREP Questions and Answer Webinar 

July 26, 2018 MN CREP Questions and Answer Webinar 

July 10, 2018 MN CREP Question and Answer Webinar

June 28, 2018 MN CREP SWCD and FBAP Staff RIM-Specific Webinar

Signup Documents and Supporting Information




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