How the Senate Farm Bill Would Change Subsidies

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Wed June 12, 2013

How the Senate Farm Bill Would Change Subsidies

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The Senate voted Monday to approve its version of the farm bill, a massive spending measure that covers everything from food stamps to crop insurance and sets the nation's farm policy for the next five years. The centerpiece of that policy is an expanded crop insurance program, designed to protect farmers from losses, that some say amounts to a highly subsidized gift to agribusiness.
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