Stewardship should be farm bill requirement, says small-farm group

When Congress writes the 2018 farm bill, lawmakers should retain the requirement for producers to practice land stewardship if they want coverage under the federally subsidized crop insurance system, said the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition. In an essay in The Hill newspaper, NSAC policy specialist Alyssa Charney also called for stronger enforcement of the so-called… » Read More

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