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    Farmer Challenges NRCS Wetland Statutes with Lawsuit

    A South Dakota farmer has filed a lawsuit against USDA, alleging that the agency’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has illicitly forced […]

    May 12, 2021
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    USDA Announces CRP Expansion

    The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) has long been a fixture among the land use options available to U.S. farmers. But participation has […]

    April 22, 2021
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    House Ag Committee Leader Announces Climate Bills

    House Ag Committee Chairman Glenn Thompson late last week announced five new packages of legislation targeting solutions to climate change. The bills […]

    April 20, 2021
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    USDA Chief Actuary: U.S. Crop Insurance Program Strong

    The Federal crop insurance program comprises a set of risk management tools on which farmers depend in overcoming things like catastrophic weather […]

    April 14, 2021
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    Former USDA Leader Turns to Climate, Conservation

    Bill Northey’s a recognized agricultural leader in Iowa and around the country, and now that his term as USDA Undersecretary has concluded, […]

    March 10, 2021
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    Vilsack Confirmed to Lead USDA

    After a Senate vote of 92-7, former Iowa Governor and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture will assume the latter role for the second […]

    February 24, 2021
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    USDA Extends CRP Signup

    The deadline for signing up for the USDA Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) was originally set for this Friday. With renewed interest in […]

    February 8, 2021
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    Implementing Carbon-friendly Practices on the Farm Level

    Though it’s been a big topic of discussion in Washington, D. C., lately with the confirmation hearings underway for proposed Secretary of […]

    February 4, 2021
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    Crop Insurance Doesn’t Impede Farm Conservation Practices — Study

    There are a handful of factors that can potentially limit farmers’ ability to integrate new conservation practices into their operations, but crop […]

    February 3, 2021
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    NRCS Releases Conservation Practice Standards

    The 2018 Farm Bill called for the National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to review its conservation practices for any potential changes to […]

    November 12, 2020