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    Deadline Nears for Conservation Reserve Program Signup

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds agricultural producers interested in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) 2020 general signup to enroll by […]

    January 30, 2020
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    New Clean Water Rule Released

    Agricultural groups cheered and environmental groups howled Thursday as the Trump administration released a new rule defining waters of the U.S. The […]

    January 24, 2020
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    Underserved Producers Have EQIP Options

    USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) reminds historically underserved producers, who are participating in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), of the […]

    January 16, 2020
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    Ag Groups Intervene in New WOTUS Suit

    A number of agriculture and other interest groups have filed a motion to intervene in a federal lawsuit challenging EPA’s repeal of […]

    December 30, 2019
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    CRP Sign-Up Set

    USDA is set to open sign-up for the Conservation Reserve Program on Dec. 9 to include both general and continuous enrollments, the […]

    December 6, 2019
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    Carbon Credits, Water Quality Markets Rebuild for Farmers

    When Ohio farmer Fred Yoder testified last month before the House Select Committee on Climate Change, the long-time no-till farmer and champion […]

    November 25, 2019
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    The Conservation Question, Part 4-An Overview of Acres

    Throughout its history, conservation policy can be understood, in part, as representing attempts at achieving balance.  Policies have involved balancing the demands […]

    November 15, 2019
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    The Conservation Question, Part 3-Lessons in Settling Dust

    Drought continues to hit the Great Plains on a cyclical basis yet the region remains a key component of American agriculture, consisting […]

    November 8, 2019
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    The Conservation Question, Part 2-Lessons Written in Dust

    The images are indelible, captured in novels, history books, songs and old black-and-white photographs.  During the mid-1930s, as Americans were trying to […]

    October 25, 2019
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    The Conservation Question, Part 1-An Introduction

    The 2018 Farm Bill produced a rare setback for natural resources conservation policy. The current suite of conservation programs are all built […]

    October 18, 2019