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Farmland Retirement

Posted in: Resources, Working Lands by Eric Sopp on September 18, 2009 | No Comments

A report published by USDA describing the Conservation Reserve Program and providing documentation about the program’s impact on farm communities – which may be less negative than many would claim.

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Agricultural Conservation Guide

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A brief one-page publication, written in layman’s terms, that describes the values of preserving the environmental integrity of working lands. A list of links where landowners can obtain assistance is also included.

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Can You See the Forest for the Trees?

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A powerpoint presentation, compiled by the USDA Natural Resource and Conservation Service and the SW Illinois RC&D that describes the values associated with public and private working forests. Also includes information about the economic advantages for local communities where these resources are located.

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