Farm Bill deficit deal must include real reform, says Center for Rural Affairs

October 23, 2011 at 7:25 am in Alexandria Echo Press

In response to a letter from congressional Agriculture Committee leadership recommending a $23 billion farm spending cut, the Center for Rural Affairs urged that a portion of the savings come from ending the single most wasteful and counterproductive feature of current farm policy unlimited federal crop and revenue insurance subsidies to the nation’s largest farms and wealthiest landowners. Continue Reading