Archive for April, 2011

Conservation Programs: “Everyone’s Second Favorite”

Knight was quoted in the April 29 “Letter from the Editor” in The Progressive Farmer online news regarding anticipated conservation cuts in agricultural spending. Read the article

Conservation Cuts: Fair or Foul?

The recent budget deal negotiated between Congress and the President for funding the federal government this year will reduce spending on agricultural conservation by more than $800 million. Obviously that’s a big cut. Is it fair? Read Bruce’s post in the April Agri-Pulse Opinion Blog.

National Agricultural Landscapes Forum

Bruce participated in the National Agricultural Landscapes Forum sponsored by American Farmland Trust, Farm Foundation and Natural Resources Conservation Service. The forum was the culmination of six regional meetings across the country and provided the opportunity for discussion about how to improve agricultural conservation policies and outcomes in the context of tight budgets, the need […]