On July 24, 1998, the Agricultural and Conservation Policies: 2002 and Beyond conference, hosted by the American Farmland Trust (AFT), offered AFT and other interested parties new ideas about how conservation policies might be changed to be more consistent with changes in public attitude. Papers include: “An Overview of Conservation and Agricultural Policy: Questions From the Past and Observations About the Present”, Dr. Otto Doering, Purdue University; “Incentive Based Conservation Policy and the Changing Role of Government”, Dr. Brent Sohngen, Ohio State University; “Farm and Forest: Which Way to Sustainability”, Mr. Neil Sampson, The Sampson Group, Inc; “Green Payments as Foreshadowed by EQIP”, Dr. Sandra Battie, Michigan State University; “Visions of Agricultural Conservation Policy Beyond 2002: Implications for Partnerships”, Dr. David Ervin, Henry A. Wallace Institute for Alternative Agriculture. The conference also included a Response from Mr. Thomas Hoogheem, Monsanto Industries; Questions and Answer Session for Speakers; Farmer Discussion Panel; Question and Answer Session for Farmer Discussion Panel; Panel of Former NRCS Chiefs; and, Question and Answer Session for NRCS Chiefs.
Agricultural and Conservation Policies: 2002 and Beyond
American Farmland Trust
DeKalb, IL: American Farmland Trust
July 24, 1998
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