Claim: USDA’s ‘incredibly shrinking’ conservation program a warning about the farm bill

Congress has voted repeatedly to constrain spending under the Conservation Stewardship Program, created to pay farmers to make soil and water conservation a part of their daily operations. University of Illinois associate professor Jonathan Coppess, writing at the farmdoc daily blog, said the “incredible shrinking of CSP … may also serve as a warning” about… » Read More

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