2008 Farm Bill Programs

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)

Purpose of Program


Contracts and Cost-Share

  • Contract Period - 10 -15 years
  • Cost Share - Most practices receive a 50% cost share with additional incentive payments for certain practices. Landowners also receive a rental payment between $30-$40/acre during each year of the contract. Required mid-contract management practices are also cost shared.
  • Payments are based on soil type, with better soils receiving higher rents.

Application Process

Common CRP Practices


For more information contact:
Chuck Kowaleski, Farm Bill Coordinator
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department
Phone: (254) 718-7684
Email: Chuck.Kowaleski@tpwd.state.tx.us

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