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  • An Overview of the Conservation Reserve Program

    posted by Decision Innovation Solutions on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) began in 1985 as part of the Food Security Act. It is a voluntary program that provides the opportunity for agricultural producers to contract their land into conservation protection for a specified time and at a compensation rate that is fixed for the period of the contract at the time of enrollment.

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  • Land Use Tug-of-War Brewing

    posted on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 I recently attended a Biomass Crop Workshop in Creston, IA. I was interested in attending for two reasons. First, our team has developed an application for biomass mapping that takes into account land stewardship and economic factors for converting land use to production of biomass energy crops....

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