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Conservation in the Next Century: A Workshop in Honor of Norman A. Berg

Project Period:

14 months 1998-01-01 - 1999-03-01

Principal Investigator:

Ann Sorensen, CAE; Esther Day, CAE; Ruth Goldstein, Government Relations

Description
In honor of Norm Berg’s 80th birthday, we convened a workshop on the future of conservation programs after the farm bill. Speakers addressed public-private partnerships, links between crop insurance and conservation and green payment approaches. Two panels, one featuring farmers and the other, former NRCS Chiefs, followed with their comments.

Outcomes
Proceedings, Executive Summary. This workshop set the stage for work on the 2002 Farm Bill.

American Farmland Trust