Subsidies

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Monday, September 21, 2009

Pioneer Press

Published June 11, 2007

Downtown Minneapolis is a little low on farmland. But it turns out to be full of farmers.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Capital Press , Bob Krauter

Published May 29, 2007

Central Valley farmers are amped up by a study that says they are getting cut-rate electricity from the federal government.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Central Valley Business Times

Published May 29, 2007

Some Central Valley farms are paying pennies for the electricity needed to deliver irrigation water, claims a report Wednesday from the Environmental Working Group, which describes itself as “a non-profit, non-partisan organization” that gets the majority of its funding from private charitable foundations.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Farm state senators, confronting an increasing struggle to win special disaster assistance for farmers, today will push for creation of a permanent disaster aid trust fund. The Senate Finance Committee will debate a new $6.1 billion trust fund that's been proposed by its chairman, Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont.

Friday, September 18, 2009

September 2006

Pressure is building in Congress for pre-election enactment of the most expensive emergency agricultural disaster aid bill in history.

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