Lauren Liebhaber

Lauren Liebhaber is a Senior Staff Writer for Stacker with a passion for covering breaking news, current events, and local journalism. Though currently based in Salem, Massachusetts, upstate New York will always be where she calls home. Lauren grew up in Clinton, attended St. Lawrence University for undergrad, and The S.I. Newhouse School Of Public Communications at Syracuse University for graduate school. Lauren spends all of her free time hanging out with her dog, a Leonberger named Yukon.

Participation is down 40% in this agricultural program that protects wildlife, water, and soil

Thistle compiled data from the Farm Service Agency to examine how enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program has changed over time and why participation has declined in recent years.

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