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USDA announces 25% boost in Chesapeake spending

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday that it would spend an additional $22.5 million this year to help farmers install conservation practices in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Under secretary for farm production and conservation, Robert Bonnie, said the influx represented a 25% increase in the department’s spending in the Bay region. Reducing agricultural nutrient […]