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Commentary: Why should we care about the farm bill?

Thursday, June 13, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Janice Kim
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The irony of the farm bill is that only about 20 percent of its funding is for farm-related programs. But that 20 percent is vital to American farmers. Without the funding provided through federally subsidized crop insurance, many farmers would probably have to leave the business.


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