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By Cora Fox
Center for Rural Affairs 

Abuse of farm safety net harms rural America

 

Last updated 6/13/2018 at 9:47am



Each year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) makes billions of dollars in payments to farmers across the country. Farmers rely on this money as part of a safety net, which helps them mitigate risks involved with working in agriculture. Congress put in place common-sense limits on farm program payments, but left damaging loopholes.

Currently, farmers are required to be actively engaged i...



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