Growers Nervous As Washington Eyes Farm Subsidies


Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), farmer and member of House Agricultural Committee
Troy Bredenkamp, executive vice president, Colorado Farm Bureau

Federal subsidies for farmers have been an essential element of the U.S. agricultural industry for decades. But as both political parties look for ways to cut the deficit, payments to growers are under the microscope, and farmers are bracing for leaner times.



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