As of January 2020, total CRP enrollment was 21.9 million acres, with a large share of that land located in the Plains (from Texas to Montana), where rainfall is limited and much of the land is subject to potentially severe wind erosion.
If U.S. farmers had their druthers this year, considering the low level of commodity prices over the past 3 years, a lot more acres would have gone into USDA’s Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and not into production.
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