USDA officials sign contracts for CSP-lite

Laws, Forrest
September 2004
Southeast Farm Press;9/15/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 22, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports that officials of the U.S. Department of Agriculture have signed contracts with farmers selected to participate in the new Conservation Security Program (CSP). Deputy agriculture secretary Jim Moseley was in Minnesota to sign the first CSP contract with James and Peggy Pahl at their farm in the Blue Earth Watershed while undersecretary Mark Rey went to Pennsylvania and Natural Resources Conservation Service chief Bruce Knight traveled to Wisconsin and Iowa. The enrollments for the CSP will impact nearly 1.9 million acres.


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