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Posts by Sean McMahon

Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture

January 24, 2013 Lincolnbanner

How can we help U.S. farmers and ranchers meet growing national and global demand for food, feed, fiber and fuel in an increasingly sustainable manner? That question is at the crux of The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC) strategy of “sustainable intensification of agriculture.” Indeed many agribusinesses, agricultural associations, food and beverage...

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Conservation Compliance: Controversial or Much Ado About Nothing?

May 16, 2013 5-17-13 Banner

Earlier this month, 31 commodity, crop insurance and conservation organizations reached an agreement described in letters to the Senate and House Agriculture Committees as “a good compromise position supporting linking conservation compliance with crop insurance premium assistance and opposing means testing, payment limitations or premium subsidy reductions for the crop...

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