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Rural Forest Markers Act is a Bipartisan Win-Win for Rural Landowners and the Environment

Rural Insights contributor Tom Watkins shares his thoughts on the bipartisan “Rural Forest Markets Act” bill, which authorizes the USDA to offer loan or bond guarantees of up to $150 million to open emerging markets for carbon mitigation, among other things, to rural forest owners.

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What is rural?

Our nation is made up of rural, urban and suburban areas. The federal and state…

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