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The swampbuster provision was included in the 1985 Farm Security Act which specified requirements for access to federal farm benefits. It stated that if natural wetlands are converted to cropland after Dec. 1985, the farmer can lose eligibility for federal program benefits for all land that is cropped (not just the converted wetlands).