Estimating the Costs of Conservation Compliance
The conservation compliance provision of the 1985 Food Security Act requires farmer to implement conservation plans on highly erodible croplan as a prerequisite for elegibility in agricultural commodity programs Reducing erosion to the soil loss tolerance level on about 46 million highly erodible cropland acres needing treatment would cost almost $700 million annually, an average of $15 per acre
Volume (Year): (1988)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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