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Tuesday, April 08, 2008

As Prices Rise, Farmers Spurn Conservation


Thousands of farmers are taking their fields out of the government’s biggest conservation program, which pays them not to cultivate. They are spurning guaranteed annual payments for a chance to cash in on the boom in wheat, soybeans, corn and other crops. Last fall, they took back as many acres as are in Rhode Island and Delaware combined. More here.

posted by CASFS 2006 @ 11:45 PM

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