American Farming Guests:

Chuck Hassebrook
* Executive Director, The Center for Rural Affairs (non-profit organization)

Mary Kay Thatcher
* Public Policy Director, American Farm Bureau

Senator Kent Conrad
* Democratic Senator from North Dakota
* Member of the Senate Agriculture Committee
* Chair of the Senate Budget Committee

American farmers are facing tough economic times as crop prices continue to fall. Congress just passed a multi-billion dollar farm aid package. But, critics are saying it's a waste of money to bail farmers out year after year. Juan Williams talks with farmers and industry analysts about government aid for farmers.
NPR logo

American Farming

Only Available in Archive Formats.
American Farming

American Farming

American Farming

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Guests:

Chuck Hassebrook
* Executive Director, The Center for Rural Affairs (non-profit organization)

Mary Kay Thatcher
* Public Policy Director, American Farm Bureau

Senator Kent Conrad
* Democratic Senator from North Dakota
* Member of the Senate Agriculture Committee
* Chair of the Senate Budget Committee

American farmers are facing tough economic times as crop prices continue to fall. Congress just passed a multi-billion dollar farm aid package. But, critics are saying it's a waste of money to bail farmers out year after year. Juan Williams talks with farmers and industry analysts about government aid for farmers.