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E-M:/ farm conservation programs supported by Michigan legislators



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Enviro-Mich message from "Dave Dempsey" <davemec@voyager.net>
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As Congress prepares to draft a 10-year, $170 billion farm bill in
September, there is growing support for shifting money from commodity
payments to conservation programs that would help more states outside the
Corn Belt. "Agriculture subsidies and policies are really undergoing a sea
change," said U.S. Rep. Lynn Rivers, D-Ann Arbor.

http://www.mlive.com/news/index.ssf?/news/stories/20010823l827farmbill.frm




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