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Continued: Subsidies out, crop insurance up in Senate farm bill

  • Article by: JIM SPENCER , Star Tribune
  • Last update: June 11, 2013 - 8:53 PM

Many of those new members are Republican anti-government stalwarts, Peterson said. When it comes to the farm bill, he noted, their zeal could keep flawed government programs in place.

“Farmers are kind of embarrassed by direct payments,” Peterson said. “[But] they will continue to take them.”

 

Staff writer Mike Hughlett contributed to this report. Jim Spencer • 202-383-6123

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