Lucas Applauds USDA’s Streamlining of Emergency Haying & Grazing in Conservation Reserve Program

August 7, 2020, Cheyenne, OK – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced changes for emergency haying and grazing use of acres enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). These changes, advocated for by Lucas in the 2018 Farm Bill, streamline the authorization process for Oklahoma’s farmers and ranchers. “I’m happy to see USDA streamline the emergency haying and grazing authorization process,” said Congressman Frank Lucas. “Today’s changes allow Oklahoma’s farmers and livestock producers to better manage their land and livestock during times of severe drought- something that Oklahoma’s producers…

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