Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Dec 2, 2013 08:26 PM CST

The importance of USDA conservation programs in the farm bill will draw some attention in the coming days as Ducks Unlimited plays a role in elevating the topic.

Ducks Unlimited will hold a press conference with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and then take part in a Farm Foundation forum the following day.

Principal negotiators for the farm bill have battled over other topics and largely see agreement on changes to conservation programs. Within the House and Senate versions of the legislation, there is roughly $130 million per year in potential spending differences. Time is running short with the House ...

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