Encompassing over 30 million acres, the U.S. Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is the largest land preservation program in the United States. As it generates conservation payments for more than 400,000 farms, the CRP also prompts many questions about the design and efficacy of environmental policy.
Director of Housing and Demographic Analysis Divsion, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; former Chief of Planning and Analysis, Conservation and Environmental Programs Division, Farm Service Agency
Charles S. Sydnor Professor of Public Policy, Duke University
President, Resources for the Future
Roberton C. Williams III
Senior Fellow and Director, Academic Programs, Resources For the Future