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CRP Informational Meetings Scheduled Across Nebraska

LINCOLN – Ag producers are invited to attend a free informational meeting about what the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) can offer them. The meetings are being held across the state through January. The General CRP Signup runs through Feb. 26.

Soil rental rates have increased significantly in some areas. Learn about the new rates, as well as other CRP options.

Reserve a spot in a meeting by contacting your local USDA office. Visit NebraskaPF.com or CRPsignup.com for more information.

The meeting schedule is as follows:

Jan. 6 – Alma, Johnson Center, 509 Main St., noon; Scottsbluff, North Platte NRD, 100547 Airport Road, 1:30 p.m.; O’Neill, UNL Extension Service, 128 N. 6th St., Ste. 100, 3 p.m.; Fairbury, Union Bank, 1313 K St., 7 p.m.; Nelson, Community Center, 333 S. Main St., noon

Jan. 7 – Ponca, Ponca State Park, 88090 Spur 26E, 6 p.m.; Franklin, Country Club, U.S. Hwy. 136, 11:30 a.m.; Alliance, Public Library, 1750 Sweetwater Ave., 11 a.m.; Seward, Cattle National Bank & Trust, 104 S. 5th St., 7 p.m.; Oakland, City Auditorium, 401 N. Oakland Ave., 6 p.m.; David City, Hruska Memorial Public Library, 399 5th St., 1 p.m.; Hartington, City Auditorium, 101 N. Broadway, noon; St. Paul, The Gathering Place, 612 Howard Ave., 5:30 p.m.; Stapleton, Community Center, 236 Main St., 5:30 p.m.

Jan. 8 – Chadron, Country Kitchen, 1250 10th St. W, 11 a.m.

Jan. 11 – Hebron, Statsney Community Center, 1350 Dove Road, 7 p.m.; Blair, USDA Service Center, 1060 Wilbur St., noon; Curtis, Ag Valley Co-op, 202 W. 2nd St., 9:30 a.m.; Cambridge, Community Center, 722 Patterson St., 1 p.m.

Jan. 12 – Hooper, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 108 N. Main St., 1 p.m.; Bartlett, Wheeler County Fairgrounds, 3 p.m.; Bridgeport, USDA Service Center, 902 Main St., 11 a.m.; McCook, 4-H Building, 1412 W. 5th St., 6 p.m.; Minden, USDA Service Center, 1005 S. Brown Ave., noon; Falls City, Personal Care Inc., 3003 Old Hwy. 73, 1:30 p.m.; Wahoo, Lower Platte North NRD, 511 Commercial Park Road, 7 p.m.; North Platte, UNL Extension WCREC Auditorium, 348 E. State Farm Road, 5:30 p.m.

Jan. 13 – Hayes Center, American Legion Hall, 73297 Ave. 369, 6 p.m.; Bloomfield, Community Center, 101 S. Broadway, 10 a.m.; Wayne, The Max, 109 Main St., 6 p.m.; Blue Hill, Community Senior Center, 555 W. Gage St., 11 a.m.; Sidney, South Platte NRD, 551 Parkland Drive, 11 a.m.; Clay Center, Clay County Extension Office, 322 Grant Ave., 7 p.m.; Schuyler, Schuyler Golf Club, 295 Higgins Drive, 1 p.m.; Omaha, Papio-Missouri River NRD, 8901 S. 154 St., noon

Jan. 14 – West Point, Pizza Ranch, 245 S. Main St., 1 p.m.; Neligh, UNL Extension Service, 501 Main St., Ste. 98, 7 p.m.; Trenton, USDA Service Center, 36465 U.S. Hwy. 34, 3 p.m.

Jan. 19 – Ravenna, Community Building, 301 Alba Ave., noon

Jan. 20 – Pawnee City, Library, 735 8th St., 1:30 p.m.; Central City, Merrick Foundation, 1530 17th Ave., 3 p.m.; Broken Bow, Mid-Plains Community College, 2520 S. E St., noon

Jan. 21 – Tecumseh, Nemaha NRD, 62161 U.S. Hwy. 136, 1:30 p.m.; Ord, Lower Loup NRD, 2620 Airport Drive, 5:30 p.m.; Amherst, Community Building, 110 N. Main St., noon

Jan. 28 – Lincoln, UNL Extension, 444, Cherrycreek Road, 5:30 p.m.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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