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    Wetlands America Trust Taps Rice Farmer and Noted Conservationist George Dunklin for Board Seat

    March 22, 2019

    Wetlands America Trust (WAT) recently elected George Dunklin Jr., a rice farmer from Humphrey, Arkansas, as one of its newest trustees. The WAT board is the land trust arm of Ducks Unlimited (DU). Full story
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    USDA Allowing Some One-Year CSP Extensions

    March 22, 2019

    Farmers with expiring Conservation Stewardship Program contracts are being notified that they can sign up for an additional year of payments. Eligible contract holders should get a letter from the Natural Resources Conservation Service by April 8. Full story
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    Sushi Donuts: Hole Foods?

    March 21, 2019

    From California’s sushi burrito to Toronto’s sushi pizza, chefs and restaurants across the U.S. are taking advantage of customer demand for unique, Instagram-able dishes to experiment with the traditional sushi form, and they’re using U.S.-grown rice to do it. Enter the latest craze in pioneering sushi configurations: the sushi donut. Full story

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