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The soil bank"s conservation reserve a profitable way to build for the future by United States. Department of Agriculture. Office of Information

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in [Washington .
Written in English


  • Soil resources,
  • Soil science,
  • Soil resource management

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Pagination12 p.
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25901937M

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texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Open Library. Get this from a library! The Conservation Reserve Program of the Soil Bank: effects in selected areas, [United States. Agricultural Research Service. Farm Economics Research Division.; United States. Department of Agriculture.].   The second part of the Soil Bank was the Conservation Reserve Program, pursuant to which USDA would rent acres out of crop production for a longer term; a program applied to those acres that were considered less productive. Farmers would enter into the long-term contract, agreeing to establish a conservation cover and not produce any crop on. Conceived at the grass roots and cloaked in the comfort of conservation, the Soil Bank was a short-lived experiment in farm policy that provides lessons aplenty; the progeny of Dust Bowl concepts it was also the forebearer of later conservation policies, most notably the current Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).

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The Soil Bank (Title I of the Agricultural Act of ) had multiple purposes--reducing production of basic crops, maintaining farm income, and conserving soil. This paper provides a brief overview of the Soil Bank program and its long term value for conservation. Brief History of the USDA Soil Bank Program . NRCS' conservation programs help people reduce soil erosion, enhance water supplies, improve water quality, increase wildlife habitat, and reduce damages caused by floods and other natural disasters by providing funding opportunities to agricultural producers and other landowners. Participation in all conservation programs is voluntary. SSR SOIL BANK PAYMENTS Where a farm owner-operator withdraws from cultivation land he had previously cultivated and places it in the soil bank conservation reserve program, held, the conservation reserve payments he receives are includible in computing his net earnings from self-employment for social security purposes. A owned and operated a farm on which he had produced .   The Soil Bank involved both an acreage reserve program that provided rental payments for reduced plantings of certain crops and a conservation reserve program that provided for a long-term land-retirement program, removing 29 million acres from production.