Farm subsidies | Arkansas Blog

Monday, July 3, 2006

Farm subsidies

Posted By on Mon, Jul 3, 2006 at 5:50 AM

The Washington Post unwraps a giant examination of farm subsidy payments. The lead piece today explains how farmers are reaping billions in subsidies intended to guard against low prices even when the market isn't so bad. This follows yesterday's story on a billion paid to people who don't farm. You can get the top 10 recipients of farm subsidies in each county in the U.S. here. This map shows you payments under the loan deficiency program featured today.

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