TEMPLE (USDA) – The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has announced an additional $14.3 million in conservation financial assistance for working lands through the Grassland Reserve Program (GRP).

 GRP helps landowners and operators protect working grasslands, including hay land, pastureland, native grasslands and certain other lands through rental contracts or conservation easements.

 NRCS and USDA’s Farm Service Agency jointly administer the program.

For more information visit NRCS online.