New Farm Bill Would End Direct Payments To Farmers

A program that puts billions of dollars in the pockets of farmers whether or not they plant a crop may disappear with hardly a protest from farm groups and the politicians who look out for their interests.

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  • Video:Farm Bill Benefits Farmers and Consumers
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  • Farmers face complex decisions with new farm bill
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  • 2014 Farm Bill eliminates direct payments
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    02/5/2014 - 3:30 am | View Link
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