Anyone reading that would get the wrong understanding about the last two items. I've seen a similar meme in the Kingsolver book I blogged about last year. Not sure of the origin--fuel for farm use used to be taxed less than for on-road use. Not sure if that's still the case.
How does the Government Skew the Market?The government encourages planting of selected crops, providing low-cost loans, crop insurance, research, weather forecasts, fuel and pesticides.
Friday, January 04, 2008
And the Myths Continue--Free Gas for Farmers
From a piece on the EWG blog: