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on December 18, 2009

60 Million Acres Move From Cropland, Pasture to Forests Under Cap-And-Trade

By 2050, U.S. landowners will switch almost 60 million acres from their current use as pasture and cropland to forests under the greenhouse emissions cap-and-trade bill that already has passed the House, according to USDA Chief Economist Joe Glauber.

Testifying at a recent House Agriculture subcommittee hearing, Glauber said that…

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