What Does the 2018 Farm Bill Mean for California and the Environment? Spotlight on the Conservation Programs

Ellen M. Bruno and David Zilberman

from ARE Update Vol. 22, No. 3, Jan/Feb, 2019 Special Issue on the 2018 Farm Bill and Brexit

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Abstract

The 2018 Farm Bill largely reauthorizes the same conservation programs from the 2014 Agricultural Act. Funding changes in the Conservation Title will result in an expansion and contraction of the pre-existing primary programs, with impacts to California agriculture and the environment.

Keywords

agri-environmental policy, payments for ecosystem services, Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Citation

Ellen M. Bruno and David Zilberman. "What Does the 2018 Farm Bill Mean for California and the Environment? Spotlight on the Conservation Programs." ARE Update 22(3)(2019):6-8. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2019/22/3/what-does-the-2018-farm-bill-mean-for-california-a/