Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., D-Ill., on the steps of the U.S. Capitol in December 2011. Yuri Gripas /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Mixed grasses growing in a parcel of land enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program is seen near Tribune, Kan. Millions of acres of CRP nationwide will be returned to farmland.

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