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Farm Progress America

Farm Progress America, April 30, 2019

Max Armstrong remembers Sen. Richard Lugar and his support for farm conservation.

Max Armstrong remembers Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., who passed away over the weekend. Lugar was a powerful player in developing farm policy, including the Conservation Reserve Program, which as actually announced on his farm for the 1985 Farm Bill. Lugar served on the Ag Committee for his entire career.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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