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Farm Bill

The federal law known generally as the Farm Bill is slated to be reauthorized again in 2023, and this process is one of the Boone and Crockett Club’s top legislative priorities. But why? The fact is that the Farm Bill supports significant voluntary conservation efforts on our nation’s private lands. This incentive-based, non-regulatory approach benefits agricultural producers but also benefits wildlife and their habitat.
On August 3, a coalition of conservation, sportsmen and forest management organizations and companies, including the Boone and Crockett Club applauded the introduction of the Forest Conservation Easement Program (FCEP) Act of 2023 in the U.S. Senate. The legislation was introduced in the U.S...
Many species of big game and associated wildlife, as well as ranchers and farmers, have all been the beneficiaries of legislation whose seeds were planted during the Great Depression.
MISSOULA, Mont. (June 27, 2023) – The Boone and Crockett Club welcomed U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary Robert Bonnie’s announcement of a new funding commitment to big game migration corridor conservation on private lands in Idaho and Montana. In addition, the Department will be expanding the highly successful Working Lands for Wildlife initiative that targets funding for wildlife habitat conservation on working lands. Following is a statement by James L. Cummins, President of the Boone and Crockett Club.
The group behind the creation of North America's system of conservation - the Boone and Crockett Club - applauds the passage of the new Farm Bill, which includes several critical conservation and forest management provisions. "The Club has been closely involved with the Farm Bill since the early...
The Boone and Crockett Club today praised Montana Senator Steve Daines for his efforts in ensuring critical conservation measures were included in the latest version of the Farm Bill. "Legislation is intended to address needs," noted Ben Hollingsworth, Jr., president of the Boone and Crockett Club...
The Boone and Crockett Club applauds the U.S. Congress for passing a new Farm Bill featuring reformed Conservation and Forestry titles. With broad bipartisan support, the newly approved Farm Bill is a win for conservation in America. “The successes in conservation and wildlife management we have...
The Boone and Crockett Club worked closely with the U.S. House of Representatives, specifically the Chairman of the Agriculture Committee, K. Michael Conaway (TX-11), on the Conservation and Forestry titles of the Farm Bill. The House Agriculture Committee approved a bill earlier this year that is...

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