Farm Bill Crop Insurance and Conservation Compliance Legislation

Proposal to link Farm Bill crop insurance to conservation compliance Group wants Conservation Compliance tied to crop insurance, By Ken Anderson, Brownfield Ag News One of the nation’s oldest conservation organizations — the Izaak Walton League — wants crop insurance to be subject to Conservation Compliance rules in the next farm bill. Brad Redlin is the agricultural program director of the Izaak Walton League. “The insurance program right now is not subject to compliance.  It’s essentially the single form of payment from USDA that isn’t subject to compliance,” Redlin says. “We think that if it’s becoming the dominant way producers are supported as a safety net, that it should be made compliant with other conservation requirements that all other programs are subject to.” Redlin says tying crop insurance to Conservation Compliance becomes even more important if direct payments are eliminated. “Those direct payments are one of the primary compliance mechanisms available to producers — or at least to the policy that can withhold payments upon compliance violations,” he says. Read more... Izaak Walton League 2011 Conservation Policy Priority explains proposed legislation.

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