Whether he is put on the farm bill conference committee or not, South Dakota Senator John Thune tells the Red River Farm Network he wants to get an increase in Conservation Reserve Program acres. “It’s a matter of making sure that we protect those provisions that we think are really important to agriculture in the Midwest. I’m glad that we are where we are. I think we have a strong bill, Now we just have to defend that in conference. I’ll be doing everything I can in that process to make sure that happens.”
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