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FARM BILL

Farm Bureau’s recommendations for 2007 farm bill

The 800-pound gorilla has spoken. The American Farm Bureau Federation, the nation’s largest farm organization, is asking Congress to write a new, fiscally responsible farm bill that “works for all farmers.”...

‘Voodoo economics’ in farm bill proposal?

Government accounting practices have always been more art than science. Some of us can remember the late Sen. Everett Dirksen’s saying: “A billion here and a billion there and pretty soon it adds up.”...

ASA calls for improved farm safety net

In testimony before the Senate Agriculture Committee, American Soybean Association (ASA) First Vice-President John Hoffman outlined the economic opportunities and challenges facing U.S. soybean growers. ...