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EDITORIAL: Farm Bill: Legislation supports farmers, offers help to those in need while cutting pork

Posted: Friday, February 7, 2014 1:00 am

Only in America could the legislature write a new farm bill every five years, call the newest version the Agriculture Act of 2014 and spend only about 15 percent of its total cost on farm subsidies and crop insurance. The bill, in what is now a rare bipartisan effort, passed Congress this week and was sent President Barack Obama for his signature.

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