TITLE

Conservation Programs Key To 2007 Farm Bill

AUTHOR(S)
Crowley, Beth
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Planning;Jul2007, Vol. 73 Issue 7, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the possible introduction of the revised 2002 Farm Bill in 2007. Branded as the 2007 Farm Bill, the bill is aimed by Senator Tom Harkin and House Agriculture Committee chairman Collin Peterson to be containing the so-called the Comprehensive Stewardship Incentives Program (CSIP) which is a combination of working land programs cost-sharing programs (CSP), Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), and the Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program. Aside from CSIP, Representative Peterson also plans to include other programs that could increase wetland protection, consolidate farmland and wetland protection, and expand enrollment of certain erodable land in federal conservation programs.
ACCESSION #
25788941

 

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