Results and Accomplishments • 218 landowners/producers obtained CSP contracts covering 111,123 acres, including 109,585 acres of croplands.
• Participants sign contracts and receive payments over a 5 or 10 year period, helping to ensure that stewardship practices remain in place. The majority of producers have a 10-year contract.
• More than $4 million was distributed to contract holders during 2004.
• More than $1.5 million was paid to contract holders for making additional land stewardship enhancements. Most of these payments went to producers who already had the highest level of practices in place.