Reaction Continues to Pour Down on Administration Budget

By Forrest Laws, Delta Farm Press

While the “proposed increase in funding for EQIP is warranted, the proposal appears to pay for the increase by scaling CSP down and eliminating RCPP, both of which are important programs for rice production and the habitat rice farms provide for migrating waterfowl,” said Louisiana rice farmer Jeff Durand, who co-chairs the USA Rice-Ducks Unlimited Rice Stewardship Partnership.