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USDA Makes it Easier to Transfer Land to the Next Generations
Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary Lanon Baccam announced that beginning January 9, the U.S. Department of Agriculture will offer an early termination opportunity for certain Conservation Reserve Program contracts, making it easier to transfer property to the next generation of farmers and ranchers, including family members. The land that is eligible for the early termination is among the least environmentally sensitive land enrolled in CRP.