Olympic Peninsula Conservation Programs

Transition Incentives Program (TIP)

Program level:

National

Land use:

Agriculture

Provider:

USDA Farm Service Agency

Benefits provided: 

Financial

Water-focused program: 

No

When CRP ends, sell or rent this land to a beginning farmer or rancher or to a socially disadvantaged group.

Overview

Description:

The CRP Transition Incentives Program (CRP-TIP) offers a special incentive of two years of extra CRP (Conservation Reserve Program) rental payments to owners of land that is returning from CRP back into production who rent or sell their land to on the condition they sell or rent this land to a beginning farmer or rancher or to a socially disadvantaged group who commit to using sustainable grazing practices, resource-conserving cropping systems, or transitioning to organic production.

Eligibility:

Land owners or operators on the condition they sell or rent this land to a beginning farmer or rancher or to a socially disadvantaged group.

Only land enrolled in an expiring CRP contract is eligible.

Financial benefit: 

Two additional Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) annual rental payments

Contact information

Contact person: 

Mike Mandere

Organization:

Phone number: 

509-323-3005

Email: 

Information last updated on November 1, 2021.

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