MN CREP is a voluntary, federal-state funded natural resource conservation program that uses a science based approach to target environmentally sensitive land in 54 Counties in southern and western Minnesota. This is accomplished through permanent protection by establishing conservation practices via payments to farmers and agricultural land owners.
Here’s how it works:
MN CREP Objectives
MN CREP will protect up to 60,000 acres of the highest priority areas across 54 counties. It will:
How will the land be restored and protected?
MN CREP will focus on four main Conservation Practices (CPs) that have been identified through the federal CRP:
Why Enroll Now?
There are many reasons to consider MN CREP now, based on the long-term goals of the landowner. Some of these include:
State and Federal Programs