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Farm Bureau calls for swampbuster reforms

Farm Bureau calls for swampbuster reforms

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) is asking Congress to update the Swampbuster conservation compliance program.

Under the program, farmers must conserve wetlands or lose eligibility for farm programs or crop insurance premium discounts. The program, started in 1985, has helped farmers to better conserve and significantly lower ag losses of wetlands.

However, AFBF President...




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