Natural Resources Conservation Service Farm Service Agency
6013 Lakeside Blvd. 5981 Lakeside Blvd.
Indianapolis, IN 46278 Indianapolis, IN 46278
February 2, 2007
SUBJECT: Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Tracking Report
TO: All NRCS and FSA Employees
Action Required Immediately
This joint memorandum is being sent to all individuals involved in the Conservation Reserve
Program (CRP), including Continuous Conservation Reserve Program (CCRP) and Conservation
Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP).
During training sessions held this past November and December, a CRP Tracking Report was
introduced to all Agency personnel. This CRP Tracking Report is to be placed on the Service
Center shared drive and utilized by both agencies. The purpose of the CRP Tracking Report is to
provide vital communication and information that is necessary for the administration of CRP at
the local and state level.
The CRP Tracking Report has been placed in the following location on your Service Center
This path should be accessible to NRCS, FSA, and any other Conservation Partners who would
have a need to input information regarding the status of CRP workload. The report is in Excel
spreadsheet format, and included in the spreadsheet is a tab that provides instructions regarding
how to input and maintain information. Each County Office shall “rename” the CRP Tracking
Report by replacing the highlighted portion of the file name with the name of the county.
Specific instructions for completing this “rename” process is included in the instruction sheet.
It is expected that this CRP Tracking Report will be maintained daily by both FSA and
Should you require additional assistance, NRCS programmatic questions should be directed to
Harold Thompson, NRCS Assistant State Conservationist - Programs, at (317) 290-3200 ext.
386; NRCS technical questions should be directed to Shannon Zezula, NRCS State Resource
Conservationist, at (317) 290-3200 ext. 388; and FSA questions should be directed to Doug
Hovermale, FSA Conservation Chief, at (317) 290-3200 ext. 215.
JANE HARDISTY KENNETH CULP
State Conservationist State Executive Director