Conservation Compliance for Agriculture: Status and Policy Issues

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This program, known as "conservation compliance," was amended in 1990 and 1996. This paper reviews the compliance concept, the program requirements, and the implementation record. It also introduces three policy topics: the effect of compliance on erosion rates and patterns; the effectiveness and flexibility of implementation; and the possible impact of changes to commodity policies enacted in the 1996 farm bill.

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Zinn, Jeffrey A. April 10, 1998.

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This program, known as "conservation compliance," was amended in 1990 and 1996. This paper reviews the compliance concept, the program requirements, and the implementation record. It also introduces three policy topics: the effect of compliance on erosion rates and patterns; the effectiveness and flexibility of implementation; and the possible impact of changes to commodity policies enacted in the 1996 farm bill.

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Zinn, Jeffrey A. Conservation Compliance for Agriculture: Status and Policy Issues, report, April 10, 1998; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs505/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.