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Kansas Conservation History | 1975-1986

Kansas Conservation History

1975

Soil classification system is developed and adopted.

1979

John W. Tippie, State Conservationist, 1979-1985.

Photo of John W. Tippie

1981

Congress passes Farmland Protection Policy Act.

 

1985, December 23

Food Security Act establishes Conservation Reserve Program containing the highly erodible land, sodbuster, and swampbuster provisions.

 

1986

James N. Habiger, State Conservationist, 1986-1996.

Photo of James N. Habiger

1990-1997