Harvest of shame: Senate farm bill feeds subsidies to agribusiness

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Author(s) The Salt Lake Tribune editorial board
Source The Salt Lake Tribune
Date December 19, 2007
URL http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_7762663
Quotes-start.png "The bill expands the already bloated subsidies for wheat, barley, oats and soybeans, despite record prices for those crops. It does not reduce direct payments, which many farmers receive for simply owning land and growing crops on it. These antiquated policies subsidize rich investors, feed the unhealthy American diet, distort international trade and enable the rape of the environment." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Bill should be passed on the topic 2007 U.S. Farm Bill.