Schafer: Specialty crops, conservation major pillars in 2007 farm bill

Blake, Cary
April 2008
Western Farm Press;4/19/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p9
Trade Publication
The article reports on the views of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Ed Schafer regarding the 2007 farm bill. According to Schafer, the farm bill will include provisions on the conservation of natural resources and a $7.8 billion proposal in new conservation spending. He added that his agency's goal is to endorse a farm bill that achieves real reforms in farm policy and strengthens the safety net for producers.


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