USDA and Tribal Nations Reach Agreement | Agricultural News

By Sylvia Gilmore, Manhattan, Kansas.

Three Great Plains tribal nations are partnering with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help conserve, maintain, and improve grassland productivity, reduce soil erosion, and improve wildlife habitat through the Wildlife Reserve Enhancement Program. conservation.

The Cheyenne River, Oglala, and Rosebud Sioux Tribes enter into CREP agreements with the USDA Farm Service Agency to enroll eligible grasslands, pastures, and other agricultural lands within their reservation boundaries for this conservation program.

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