More than 80 counties in Illinois have been authorized to use Conservation Reserve Program acres for emergency haying and grazing for the remainder of fiscal year 2023. Illinois Beef Association executive vice president Josh St. Peters says the first thing cattle producers should... Read More.
The State Executive Director for the Missouri Farm Service Agency says livestock producers can now emergency hay and graze Conservation Reserve Program acres. Joe Aull tells Brownfield livestock producers can hay or graze livestock on CRP acres without adjustments to their rental payment,... Read More.
At least two Midwest agriculture directors would like to see adjustments for emergency haying and grazing Conservation Reserve Program acres in the next farm bill. Minnesota Ag Commissioner Thom Petersen tells Brownfield with the widespread drought, the issue got a lot of attention during... Read More.