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The Land Access Program (LAP) provides land use agreements to area farmers of varying farming experience and scale. Currently, the use agreements include land, irrigation water, and dry storage. LAP is public land located at the Historic Poor Farm which is owned by Johnson County and is developing under a 10-year master plan that includes improvements to the historic, recreation, local food production, and land conservation elements on site. Program applications will be made available Monday, December 17th 2018. Below is the timeline of activity for the program. Download the application, complete it, and submit it to vanessa@ivrcd.org

                                                          Land Access Program Timeline

Application Available……………………December 17, 2018

Application Due………………………….January 18, 2019

Committee Decision & Notification……..February 1, 2019

Contract Begins…………………………..March 1, 2019

Mandatory Farm Meeting…………………March 18, 2019

Crop Plan Due……………………………April 1, 2019

Mid-Season Meeting……………………..June 24, 2019

End-of-Season Meeting………………….October 28, 2019

Out of Field………………………………December 31, 2019

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