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Conservation

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Near record concentrations of farm pollution were measured flowing down the Mississippi River in May, according to a recently published report .

Friday, May 13, 2016

The Obama administration is right to regulate methane from oil and gas wells. But there’s no good reason to exempt methane from agriculture – which is the second largest source of methane in the U.S. and the largest source globally.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Three decades ago, farmers reached a deal with taxpayers: farmers would reduce erosion on “highly erodible lands” and protect wetlands in exchange for generous government subsidies.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

If true, it’s troubling news that cartoonist Rick Friday has been fired by the publication Farm News for an editorial cartoon suggesting that the chief executives of Monsanto, John Deere, DuPont and other multi-national agribusiness corporations are profiting at the expense of ordinary farmers.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

If you care about the environment, human health or helping small growers, you should support reform of the federal crop insurance program.

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