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Grassland Reserve Program 2013

 

Easement Program Funding Expiration - Update

The Agricultural Act of 2014 establishes the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP).
It repeals FRPP, GRP, and WRP but does not affect the validity or terms of any FRPP, GRP, or WRP contract, agreement or easement entered into prior to the date of enactment on February 7, 2014 or any associated payments required to be made in connection with an existing FRPP, GRP, or WRP contract, agreement or easement.

For more information on ACEP, please visit the ACEP web page.

Introduction

The Grassland Reserve Program (GRP) is a voluntary conservation program that emphasizes support for working grazing operations, enhancement of plant and animal biodiversity, and protection of grassland under threat of conversion to other uses.

Participants voluntarily limit future development and cropping uses of the land while retaining the right to conduct common grazing practices and operations related to the production of forage and seeding, subject to certain restrictions during nesting seasons of bird species that are in significant decline or are protected under Federal or State law. A grazing management plan is required for participants.

Nevada Program Information

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GRP Key Points  (2009; PDF; 442KB)

GRP Screening (2013; PDF; 183KB)

GRP Ranking (2013; PDF; 296KB)

Information on the page is subject to change. Please contact your local NRCS field office for complete details and current program information.

National Program Information

2008 Farm Bill Interim Final Rule (PDF, 193KB)

2008 Cost Benefit Analysis (PDF, 218KB)

2008 Key Points (PDF 50KB)

2008 FONSI (PDF, 19KB)

Program Contact for Nevada

Gary Roeder, Assistant State Conservationist for Programs, 775-857-8500 x103


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