RL30331 - Conservation Spending in Agriculture: Trends and Implications
6-Oct-1999; Jeffrey A. Zinn; 7 p.
Abstract: Conservation spending under various federal agricultural statutes has increased since the early 1980s, and the mix of activities that are funded has changed during this time period. These funds have become an increasingly important source of income to farmers. This report examines conservation program funding since FY1983 in the context of both changing conservation policies and programs, and other farm program sources of income to farmers. This report will be updated if events warrant. Conservation Spending in Agriculture: Trends and Implications [read report]
Topics: Agriculture, Natural Resources