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Swampbuster requirements face continued legal challenges

For nearly four decades, the federal government has protected environmentally sensitive farmland through a simple bargain with farmers known as “conservation compliance.” If they want to receive farm program benefits, growers can’t plow up wetlands, and they must take steps to protect highly erodible acreage.
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