03-30-17 FSA-CO ALERT: Emergency Grazing Of CRP Due to Wildfires in NE Colorado

FSA-CO ALERT: Emergency Grazing Of CRP Due to Wildfires in NE Colorado

Emergency use of Conservation Reserve Program (CPR) acres has been authorized for Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, Yuma and Weld counties. Livestock may be temporarily moved to land enrolled in CRP for no more than 30 days, as approved by the county office, on a case by case basis.  No payment reduction applies to this authorized exception and no funds are authorized for water, feed or other costs. Authority is limited to livestock producers who lost pasture or fences, due to wildfires in Logan, Phillips and Sedgwick counties.  The authority to approve this 30 day emergency use expires April 7, 2017.

Interested producers should contact their administrative county office as soon as possible.

Written & Submitted to The BARN by:

Sherry Lederhos

County Executive Director

Logan County FSA Office

Phone:  970-522-7440