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Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP)

Our easement programs include the following:


Arizona Farmland in Cochise County

(National website) The Farm and Ranch Land Protection Program (FRPP) helps purchase development rights to keep productive farm and ranch land in agricultural uses.

The Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP) is a voluntary conservation program that helps farmers and ranchers keep their land in agriculture. This program provides funds to assist States, Tribes, local government or non-profit entities with the purchase of conservation easements or development rights on productive farmland, and on farms containing significant historical or archaeological resources. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) provides up to 50% of the purchase cost for perpetual easements on eligible farmland. Farmland

The following documents require Microsoft Word

Minnesota Parcel Eligibility and Ranking Form (DOC; 56 KB)
Minnesota Application (DOC; 91 KB)
Minnesota Application Guidelines (PDF; 1.3 MB)

Program Contacts

Lanette Dietreich, Assistant State Conservationist for Easement Programs
Phone: 651-602-7855