What are the eligibility requirements?
Landowners can offer eligible cropland in all or portions of 66 counties in the Highland-Pigeon, Lower East Fork White, Lower Wabash, Lower White, Middle Wabash-Busseron, Middle Wabash-Deer, Middle Wabash-Little Vermillion, Tippecanoe, Upper East Fork White, Upper Wabash, Upper White watersheds:
Highland-Pigeon Watershed: Gibson, Pike, Posey, Vanderburgh and Warrick counties.
Lower East Fork White: Bartholomew, Brown, Daviess, Dubois, Greene, Jackson, Johnson, Lawrence, Martin, Monroe, Orange, Pike, and Washington counties
Lower Wabash: Gibson, Knox, Posey, and Vanderburgh counties
Lower White: Brown, Daviess, Gibson, Greene, Johnson, Knox, Martin, Monroe, Morgan, Owen, Pike, and Sullivan counties
Middle Wabash-Busseron: Clay, Greene, Knox, Parke, Sullivan, Vermillion, and Vigo counties
Middle Wabash-Deer: Carroll, Cass, Howard, Miami, Tippecanoe, and White counties
Middle Wabash-Little Vermillion: Benton, Boone, Fountain, Hendricks, Montgomery, Parke, Putnam, Tippecanoe, Vermillion, Vigo, Warren and White counties
Tippecanoe Watershed: Benton, Carroll, Cass, Fulton, Jasper, Kosciusko, Marshall, Miami, Noble, Pulaski, Starke, Tippecanoe, White and Whitley counties
Upper East Fork White: Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, Jennings, Rush, and Shelby counties
Upper Wabash: Adams, Allen, Cass, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Miami, Wabash, Wells, and Whitley counties
Upper White Watershed: Boone, Delaware, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Henry, Johnson, Madison, Marion, Morgan, Randolph and Tipton counties
Cropland must meet cropping history criteria and be physically and legally capable of being cropped in a normal manner.
Persons who have acreage under an existing CRP contract or an approved offer with a contract pending are ineligible for CREP on that acreage until that contract expires.
Other requirements may also apply. Interested producers should contact their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office for specific information regarding their eligibility for CREP.
When is the sign up and how long does land remain under contract?
Sign up for the Indiana CREP began July 18, 2005 and will continue until enrollment goals are attained. Land enrolled in the program remains under contract for a period of 14 to 15 years, as specified in the contract.
Where can I get more information?
More information on the Indiana CREP is available at local Soil and Water Conservation District offices.
812.385.5033 ext. 3
Lower East Fork White Watershed
812.883.3006 ext. 107
Lower Wabash Watershed
812.385.5033 ext. 3
Lower White Watershed
812.254.4780 ext. 107
Middle Wabash-Busseron Watershed
812.446.8986 ext. 110
Middle Wabash-Deer Watershed
765.457.2114 ext. 3
Middle Wabash-Little Vermillion Watershed
765.482.6355 ext. 3
574.223.3220 ext. 3
Upper East Fork White Watershed
812.689.6410 ext. 3