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This website contains information pertaining to the CP33 practice, which is administered through the Continuous Conservation Reserve Program by the United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency. This is not an official USDA-FSA webpage, but instead a webpage developed and distributed by Mississippi State University about an FSA program.
Adams, H.S., S.K. Riffell, L.W. Burger. in press. Disturbance and landscape effects on avian nests in agricultural conservation buffers. Journal of Wildlife Management.
Burger, L.W., K.O. Evans, M.D. Smith, S. Riffell. 2013. Conservation Research Program. CP33-Habitat Buffers for Upland Birds Birds. Bird Monitoring and Evaluation Plan, 2006–2011 Final Report. 84 pp. Download
Dollar, G., S.K. Riffell, L.W. Burger. 2013. Effects of managing semi-natural grassland buffers on butterflies. Journal of Insect Conservation. Download
A free CP-33 information DVD and brochure are available through the Mississippi State University, Forest and Wildlife Research Center. The DVD titled "CP33 Upland Habitat Buffers: Common Sense Conservation" was supported by Quail Unlimited, the Southeast Quail Study Group, and Natural Resource Enterprises. The CP-33 DVD is for landowners and agricultural producers interested in learning more about the wildlife and economic benefits gained from the CP-33 practice.