Idaho Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) - 2011
The Conservation Stewardship Program pays participants for conservation performance. The program encourages agricultural and forestry producers to address resource concerns by improving and maintaining existing conservation activities and undertaking additional conservation activities.
CSP is available to all producers regardless of operation size or crop produced. Eligible lands include cropland, hayland, pastureland, rangeland, nonindustrial private forest lands, and agricultural land under the jurisdiction of an Indian tribe. Participation in the program is voluntary.
CSP applications are accepted on a continuous basis with announced cut-off dates for ranking and funding. The next application cut-off date is January 21, 2011.
Use the self-screening checklist to see if CSP is the right program for you.
The most current available information is listed on this page. HOWEVER, this information may not be applicable to the fiscal current year. If the current fiscal year information is not shown, it is because it has not been released or developed.
CSP offers participants two possible types of payments:
Annual Payment: The participant will receive an annual payment for installing and adopting additional activities, and improving, maintaining and managing existing activities. Activities may include conservation practices and/or enhancements.