Subsidies

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Monday, April 30, 2018

Every federal farm bill is a chance to feed hungry Americans, build healthier diets, support family farmers and reduce farm pollution

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Federal farm subsidies are now likely to cost almost $12.6 billion more than originally anticipated when lawmakers passed the 2014 Farm Bill.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The majority of federal farm subsidies already go to the wealthiest farmers: The top 10 percent of recipients received 77 percent of subsidies between 1995 and 2016. But a provision in the House Agriculture Committee’s proposed farm bill would make it even easier for millionaire farmers to receive subsidies.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Our farm safety net is already so filled with loopholes that the top 3 percent of farms – or about 60,000 farms – receive roughly 40 percent of all farm subsidies.

Monday, April 16, 2018

The House Agriculture Committee’s proposed farm bill would impose new work requirements on recipients of SNAP benefits, commonly known as food stamps, which help alleviate hunger for more than 40 million Americans.

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