Farmers worry about effect of $30 billlion in cuts
Published 07/16/2011, Associated Press
Farm groups are rushing to save government subsidies they've long received. President Barack Obama and lawmakers have targeted $30 billion or more in agriculture spending cuts as they try to negotiate a deficit-reduction deal. Farmers say they know they will have to take a hit. But they fear too many cuts will send booming crop prices into a dive, raising the potential for another 1980s-era farm crisis.Word count: 824
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