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Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) - Transition Incentives Program (TIP) Benefits

Program Description

The Transition Incentive Program (TIP) provides annual payments for an additional two years beyond the expiration of a Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contract to participants who sell their land, or lease it long-term, to a beginning, veteran, or socially disadvantaged farmer or rancher.

General Program Requirements

To be eligible for TIP, an owner must be a retired or retiring farmer or rancher on land enrolled in an expiring CRP contract. The owner must agree to sell, or agree to lease long-term the land enrolled in an expiring CRP contract to a beginning, veteran, or socially disadvantaged farmer or rancher.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

To enroll land in CRP TIP, contact the Farm Service Agency (FSA) office nearest you.

Program Contact Information

FSA has developed a website to provide a tool to connect retired or retiring land owners or operators with beginning or socially disadvantaged farmers or ranchers who are interested in the Transition Incentives Program. For more information, please visit FSA's TIP Net.