Landowners who maintain high levels of conservation on their land and agree to adopt higher levels of stewardship can apply for the Conservation Stewardship Program. The deadline to apply is June 25, 2010.
Lands eligible for funding through the program include cropland, pastureland, pastured-cropland, rangeland and non-industrial forestland.
For more information about the program, visit the Natural Resources Conservation Service online at http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/programs/new_csp/csp.html.