Provides overview of the conservation reserve program (CRP), which provides payments to farmers to take highly erodible or environmentally sensitive croplands out of production to conserve soil and water resources. Addresses current issues, including expiring CRP contracts and reenrollment policy, the effects of CRP on local rural economies, and the 2007 farm bill proposal.
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