Conservation Reserve Program reaches 25 years
WILLMAR -- When the 1985 farm bill was signed into law on Dec. 23, 1985, our nation's farm economy was in the midst of a severe crisis. Farmland values were plummeting; burdensome supplies of grain, much of it owned by the government, were depressing grain prices; interest rates were at historic highs; and net worth values were in rapid decline.
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