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


Issue Date:
1988
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/137435
Published in:
Journal of Agricultural Economics Research, Volume 40, Number 3
Total Pages:
9




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