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House Ag Chairman looking to stop continuous CRP signup

The USDA is considering opening continuous enrollment for the Conservation Reserve Program ahead of the general enrollment later this year. House Agriculture Chairman Collin Peterson told farm broadcasters Wednesday he would do what he could to stop it. “I told them that they better stop this, and I asked my staff to find out if we can sue them,” he says. “I’m not going to stand for this.” The Farm Service Agency stopped accepting applications last fall for the CRP continuous signup when 2014 Farm Bill expired.

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