Farm Aid and the Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico

We have all heard about the Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico, but many farmers and citizens want to know what we can do to prevent more of them and cure the ones we already have.  This article under “Ask Farm Aid” on the Farm Aid website explains in simple terms what dead zones are and how the Farm Bill’s conservation programs such as the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) aid in reducing the issue.  Read on here http://www.farmaid.org/site/apps/nlnet/content2.aspx?c=qlI5IhNVJsE&b=2723877&ct=13225375&notoc=1&msource=july13news.

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