FARM BILL PAPER ADDRESSES RENEWABLE ENERGY
alternatives USDA presents include expanding federal direct market intervention
to support renewable energy, extending renewable energy tax credits, and using
more land enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) for biomass harvesting
and wind energy.
four USDA farm bill papers address comments received during last year's nationwide
Farm Bill Forum listening tour. The papers are available at www.usda.gov/farmbill.
Transcripts of the Farm Bill Forums and comment summary papers are also posted
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