Sunday, December 30, 2012

Battered Farmers and Extension

From a piece yesterday in the Times on prospects for an extension of the farm bill:
"Congressional aides say the extension could be for a year, giving farmers, who have been battered by the worst drought in 50 years, a reprieve after lawmakers were unable to come up with a new farm bill."
Funny, but I thought I'd seen some reporting showing that, at least for crop farmers with crop insurance, 2012 was a good year despite the drought.

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