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More And More Cropland Conversion
A study released by the USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) demonstrates the alarming rate at which non-cropland was converted to cropland between 2011 and 2012. The study echoes findings from EWG’s Going, Going, Gone! and Plowed Under reports.
See the full FSA report here.
AgriPulse reports on the concern the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has over potential farm bill provisions that could “trigger a World Trade Organization dispute”.
EWG’s Alex Rindler blogs on the much-needed ethanol reform in California.
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