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Dead Zones & Drinking Water, Part 5: Farm Bill Conservation Policy


If the issue is nutrient loss from farming, then at least part of the response involves the conservation programs in the farm bill. According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), USDA will spend roughly $5 billion each fiscal year to assist and encourage natural resource conservation on private lands nationwide. This is America’s largest investment in natural resource conservation on private lands. Part 5 in this series on water quality and farming reviews farm bill conservation policies.

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