Debate Over CRP Acres: Early Farm Bill Pitches Range Widely for Possible Changes to Acreage Cap

OMAHA (DTN) — One of the bigger and potentially costlier program shifts being pitched for the next farm bill revolves around what to do about the Conservation Reserve Program.

The last two farm bills passed by Congress during the commodity boom lowered the acreage cap in CRP from 37 million acres down to 24 million acres. At least some lawmakers and groups are trying to get CRP acres bumped back up — for a variety of reasons….Read Full Article Here.

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