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November 18, 2014

 

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Promised Farm Bill Savings Look Elusive Today

In bad years, higher premiums and higher payouts cost taxpayers more. When prices are lower and premiums are lower, the public is not out as much.

August 20, 2012

Farm Aid 

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Crop Insurance Saves Farmers, Costs Taxpayers

Even though lots of corn and soybean farmers are taking a beating because of drought, it’s not likely to drive many out of business. Most carry insurance.

September 22, 2011

Junk Vs. Fruit 

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An Apple A Day? More Like A Twinkie

A new report, "Apples to Twinkies," finds that taxpayers are spending billions on junk food subsidies and only a fraction on fresh food subsidies.

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