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ACEP-ALE

The Farmland Information Center, in partnership with USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, created the ACEP-ALE Toolkit, a comprehensive collection of resources and tools to help you navigate the process of participating in the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program – Agricultural Land Easements (ACEP-ALE). Below you will find links to resources for landowners and land trusts and public farmland protection programs (entities).

ACEP-ALE for Entities

Land trusts and public farmland protection programs can learn how to successfully participate in the Agricultural Land Easement component of the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program. Our informative webpages include fact sheets, videos, annotated checklists, and more, and help walk you through each phase of program participation through acquisition.

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ACEP-ALE for Landowners

Landowners interested in participating in the Agricultural Land Easement component of the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program can learn about the program, and use our resources, including fact sheets, videos, annotated checklists to help them through each phase of program participation through acquisition.

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Top Resources

A sampling of resources and tools from the collection.

New Guidance from USDA NRCS

NRCS periodically releases national instructions and bulletins to clarify program implementation in a given fiscal year. See the resources below, and consult with your state ACEP-ALE program manager for more information.

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