Payments for Wildlife and Biodiversity Outcomes Under Farm Bill Programs

 Payments for Wildlife and Biodiversity Outcomes Under Farm Bill Programs

Payments for Wildlife and Biodiversity Outcomes Under Farm Bill programs recommends ways for the U.S. Department of Agriculture to incorporate biodiversity and wildlife outcomes into its practice-based conservation programs under the 2014 Farm Bill. Phasing outcomes into the existing payment structure could help Farm Bill programs achieve more successful conservation for biodiversity and wildlife.

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