This article examines the impacts of higher corn prices on Iowa land moving out of CRP and the resulting effects on soil erosion, nutrient losses, and carbon sequestration giving insight into what might be expected nationally in the years ahead if crop prices remain high.
Impact of High Corn Prices on Conservation Reserve Program Acreage
Iowa Ag Review
Bruce Babcock and Silvia Secchi
Center for Agricultural and Rural Development
May 01, 2007