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Environmental Defense Fund Reports on How The Farm Bill Changes the Future of Climate and Water Conservation

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1/2/19: A 12/12/18 post on the Environmental Defense Fund’s blog analyzes the smaller provisions within the 2018 Farm Bill that have the potential to open up new approaches to climate and water conservation. These include incentives for growers to protect water quality, a directive for the federal government to “recognize and encourage partnerships at the watershed level between nonpoint sources and regulated point sources,” and an annual $25 million for on-farm trials to experiment with conservation approaches.

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