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Subsidies

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Monday, December 4, 2017

A new report from the Department of Agriculture confirmed what EWG has been saying for years: Farm subsidies overwhelmingly go to the largest and most successful farm businesses, instead of to struggling family farms that need them the most.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Between 2014 and 2015, three federal farm subsidy programs paid farmers multiple times for the same loss in crop yield or decline in crop price.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

During the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, the federal government planted 220 million trees to stop the blowing soil that devastated the Great Plains.

Friday, September 1, 2017

When it comes to farm subsidies, Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., says his farmers should “receive the long-term certainty they deserve.”

Friday, June 30, 2017

While many Americans were anxiously awaiting the Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the Senate health care bill, this week the CBO released another important analysis: that the price tag on farm subsidies is expected to climb almost $7.5 billion more than originally thought.

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