While the effects of the new farm program vary dramatically by location, overall environmental effects from the new legislation are small (primarily because key environmental provisions were continued in the new farm but). This conclusion appeared in a recent study (RAPS 1996: Agricultural and Environmental Outlooll) conducted by researchers at the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD), Iowa State University.
Babcock, Bruce A.
"Will Freedom to Farm Harm the Environment?,"
Iowa Ag Review: Vol. 2
, Article 5.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/iowaagreview/vol2/iss4/5