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Conservation Stewardship Program

Application deadline has passed for FY 2022 CSP Classic.
Any applications received will be evaluated in the next funding cycle.

No one knows more about your land than you do, and no one knows more about conservation than we do. Together we can develop a plan tailored to your land and your goals to help you increase productivity and protect the value of your land.

Our Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) helps you build on your existing conservation efforts while strengthening your operation.  Whether you are looking to improve grazing conditions, increase crop yields, or develop wildlife habitat, we can custom design a CSP plan to help you meet those goals. We can help you schedule timely planting of cover crops, develop a grazing plan that will improve your forage base, implement no-till to reduce erosion or manage forested areas in a way that benefits wildlife habitat.  If you are already taking steps to improve the condition of the land, chances are CSP can help you find new ways to meet your goals.

The Conservation Stewardship Program pays participants for conservation performance.

CSP is available to all producers regardless of operation size or crop produced. Landowners must enroll their entire operation. 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.

Fact Sheets

Fact Sheet and Eligibility

CSP Program Application

CSP Activities

CSP Payments

CSP Ranking  

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  • AG Lands - North (PDF; 114 KB) 
  • AG Lands - North - Beginning Farmer or Rancher (PDF; 115 KB)
  • AG Lands - North - Socially Disadvantaged Farmer or Rancher (PDF; 115 KB)
  • AG Lands - North - Organic (PDF; 114 KB)
     
  • AG Lands - South (PDF; 114 KB)
  • AG Lands - South - Beginning Farmer or Rancher (PDF; 115 KB)
  • AG Lands - South - Socially Disadvantaged Farmer or Rancher (PDF; 115 KB)
  • AG Lands - South - Organic (PDF; 114 KB)
     
  • Forest - NIPF (PDF; 113 KB)
  • Forest - NIPF - Beginning Farmer or Rancher (PDF; 114 KB)
  • Forest - NIPF - Socially Disadvantaged Farmer or Rancher (PDF; 114 KB)

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Additional Information:

National NRCS CSP

Archives

2021 Conservation Stewardship Program
2020 Conservation Stewardship Program
2019 Conservation Stewardship Program
2018 Conservation Stewardship Program
 


Idaho CSP

Chelcey Larsen, CSP Coordinator
Phone: (208) 244-3939
E-mail: chelcey.larsen@usda.gov

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