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Implementing the 2002 Farm Bill

Project Period:

2 years 2002-01-01 - 2004-01-01

Principal Investigator:

Ann Sorensen, CAE with Ross Sargent, AFT Government Relations

Ensure that the conservation coalition’s goals for increased funding of conservation programs in the 2002 Farm Bill are achieved and the programs implemented fully

1) A new constituency group of at least 20,000 contacts that are mobilized during the budgetary, policy, appropriations, rule making and implementation phases; 2) A dedicated cadre of individuals within the Administration who agree to champion the programs and work with us during the budget, rule making and implementation phases; and 3) Two or more key Congressional staffers who agree to incorporate our suggestions for legislative language.

American Farmland Trust