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Monday, January 8, 2018

When Trump appears before the Farm Bureau today, he will be not speaking to America’s farmers – he’ll be preaching to his base.

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Once again, Congress is attempting to provide more subsidies to cotton farmers – this time in a bill designed to provide disaster relief to Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Did Rep. Doug LaMalfa recieve crop insurance subsidies? We would love to know. So would American taxpayers.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thirty-two members of Congress and their immediate family members collected at least $14.3 million in farm subsidies between 1995 and 2016, according to data from EWG’s Farm Subsidy Database.

Monday, December 4, 2017

A new report from the Department of Agriculture confirmed what EWG has been saying for years: Farm subsidies overwhelmingly go to the largest and most successful farm businesses, instead of to struggling family farms that need them the most.

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