USDA NRCS in Tennessee Announces Application Deadline for FY2021 Conservation Stewardship Program

DON’T MISS THIS SIGNUP!! DEADLINE MARCH 26, 2021

cspTennessee agricultural producers who want to enhance current conservation efforts and expand on existing conservation efforts by establishing new conservation practices, enhancements, bundles, and other conservation activities should consider applying for the CONSERVATION STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM (CSP).

Producers who decide to enroll in CSP will have a consultation with their local NRCS conservation planner to evaluate their current management system and the natural resources on their land. The NRCS conservation planner will then present a variety of CSP conservation activities for the producer to consider implementing in order to address additional natural resource concerns.

Applications must be submitted by March 26, 2021 to be considered for fiscal year 2021 funding.  Contracts will be 5 year contracts, payments made annually.

Through CSP, agricultural producers and landowners can earn payments through this program by maintaining the existing level of conservation and by implementing new conservation practices and activities.

If you are a producer and are interested in CSP, contact our office to discuss your options – 931.368.0252 x 3.

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