Why would I want a conservation plan? A conservation plan captures the goals, long and short-term, of a landowner and farmer for their farm. Conservation plans are very similar to a business plan that most companies have in place. The conservation plan balances the need for profit, addressing environmental concerns, and productivity of your farm. The final plan provides for a you a step-by-step roadmap for meeting your natural resource conservation goals. By developing a conservation plan and working to add conservation to your farm, you will be protecting your land’s ability to provide for your family and future generations.