USDA skimps on checking if farmers reduce erosion, preserve wetlands

The government rarely checks to see if farmers carry out soil and water conservation duties that are part of the farm subsidy program, said Agri-Pulse, citing a report from the USDA’s inspector general. The IG reported that random sample reviews were conducted in only one of USDA’s farm support programs from 2012-14, said Agri-Pulse. In 2015,… » Read More

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