How a ‘surgical’ CRP could reduce nutrient runoff

A former high-ranking USDA official, Bruce I. Knight, argues in an opinion piece on Agri-Pulse that the conservation reserve program (CRP) should focus on “environmentally sensitive acreage” rather than placing high-quality croplands under CRP contracts. “When we use CRP in the conservation portfolio of tools we should use it surgically and strategically to trap and treat nutrient runoff… » Read More

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