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Enviro-Mich message from "Jennifer Vincent" <jvincent@farmland.org>
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Farmland Protection Funding Released

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Office of
Management and Budget (OMB) have reached an agreement on the issue of
technical assistance funding for program implementation. Farmland Protection
Program state allocations for FY02 will be released September 6, making $48
million available for farm and ranchland protection nationwide. In addition,
Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP) funding for 250,000 acres will also now be
released.



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