New farm bill would end direct paymen...

New farm bill would end direct payments to farmers

There are 1 comment on the www.mercurynews.com story from Jun 4, 2012, titled New farm bill would end direct payments to farmers. In it, www.mercurynews.com reports that:

A program that puts billions of dollars in the pockets of farmers whether or not they plant a crop may disappear with hardly a protest from farm groups and the politicians who look out for their interests.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at www.mercurynews.com.

Questioner

Menard, TX

#1 Jun 4, 2012
1. Will this force smaller ag operations out of business?

2. Will food prices rise?

3. Will this encourage ag operators to wear out fields and range trying to get by?

I don't know the answers, what is your opinion.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Agriculture Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Farm bill passes House with welfare-to-work ref... 21 min Cordwainer Trout 2
News White House proposes merging education, labor 12 hr freelancehobo 21
News N.C. farmers to feel the crunch of retaliatory ... 16 hr Trump is a joke 1
News How Orthodox Jews Observe The Commandment To No... Thu Jewishmom 2
News How Trump's immigration plans hurt American cit... (Feb '17) Jun 20 illegalisillegal 21
News Valley Clean Energy buying power from Flood Con... Jun 18 TIMBUKTU 5
News Italy vows to block Canada-Europe trade deal as... Jun 18 qanon 1