Dairy farmers less likely to sign up for continuous CRP

Dairy farmers less likely to sign up for continuous CRP

Dairy farmers less likely to sign up for continuous CRP

A risk management advisor says dairy farmers are less likely to sign up for USDA’s expanded Conservation Reserve Program.

Mike North with ever.ag tells Brownfield many dairy producers cannot idle their land for a long time. “I don’t see dairymen putting ground into CRP because they not only need it for feed, they need it for manure, and in the areas where dairymen are raising their feed, that is just something that comes with the business they’re in.