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VIDEO: Conservation in the Farm Bill

June 04, 2012 By Tom Niemisto, Video Production Specialist

Provisions in the 2012 Farm Bill could sustain environmental stewardship going forward. Conservation practices like alternative tilling help farmers reduce topsoil erosion and improve water quality.

Area farmers and advocates from the National Wildlife Federation and the Izaak Walton League toured a farm near Northfield to illustrate reasons why land conservation practices could be aligned with taxpayer-supported crop insurance.


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