Big baseline possible for crop subsidies in new farm bill

Farm-state lawmakers could have a “quite large” baseline for crop subsidies, “even approaching $100 billion” over a decade, when they write the 2018 farm bill, says economist Carl Zulauf of Ohio State University. In a blog, Zulaug rebuts speculation, based on the decline in pay-out for the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) subsidy, that the House… » Read More

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