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Ray Lehmann: Farm Bill Issue Unites Hunters, Fishermen and Environmentalists

September 18, 2013

For 30 years, "conservation compliance" in US farm bills has protected lands from erosion and maintained habitats that are vital to migratory waterfowl and other animals and plants. The farm bill now in Congress has provisions that could end up protecting farm incomes without protecting lands, and do it in ways that cost taxpayers even more money than we are already spending to subsidize the agriculture industry. R Street Institute's Ray Lehmann explains.