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Politics of Conservation

Fremont Tribune – September 14, 2013
Credit the Natural Resources Defense Council for trying to drum up support for revamping federally subsidized crop insurance to discourage farming on marginal land. Last month the environmental advocacy organization unveiled “Your Soil Matters,” its plan for encouraging good conservation practices. The crop insurance program, which provides a guarantee of revenue to farmers, coupled with high grain prices, have been credited for giving farmers an incentive to convert high erodible land or wetlands to crop land. For full story, click here.

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