Farm Bill deficit deal must include real reform, says Center for Rural Affairs
Published 10/23/2011, Alexandria Echo Press
In response to a letter from congressional Agriculture Committee leadership recommending a $23 billion farm spending cut, the Center for Rural Affairs urged that a portion of the savings come from ending the single most wasteful and counterproductive feature of current farm policy – unlimited federal crop and revenue insurance subsidies to the nation's largest farms and wealthiest landowners.Word count: 312
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