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[1] U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1990 Fact Book of Agriculture (Washington, D.C., 1991), pp. 124-5, tables 19, 20.

[2]Marc Ribudo, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Water Quality Benefits from the Conservation Reserve Program Agricultural Economic Report no. 110606 (Washington, D.C., 1989).

[3] Agricultural Reconciliation Act of 1990, Pub. L. 101-508, 104 Stat. 1388.

[4] U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Summary Report, 1992--National Resources Inventory (Washington, D.C., 1994), p. 5.

[5] The Conservation Reserve Program was established by the Food Security Act of 1985, Title XII, Pub. L., 99-198, 99 Stat. 1354; Interagency Ecosystem Management Task Force, The Ecosystem Approach: Healthy Ecosystems and Sustainable Economics--Volume II--Implementation Issues Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Commerce, 1995), pp. 110-11; and U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Summary Report, 1992 National Resources Inventory Graphic Highlights (Washington, D.C., 1995), p. 1.

[6] Paul Faeth, Growing Green: Enhancing the Economic and Environmental Performance of U.S. Agriculture (Washington, D.C.: World Resources Institute, 1995), p. 17.

[7] American Farmland Trus, Farming on the Edge": A New Look at the Importance and Vulnerability of Agriculture Near American Cities (Washington, D.C., 1994).

[8] U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970 (Washington, D.C.), p. 523, table K595-608; U.S. Department of Agriculture, Dairy Outlook (Washington, D.C., 1995).

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Appendix C


Chapter 1

Chapter 2