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Economist: Farm Bill Stretches Safety Net More Under US Ag

June 2002

From Purdue News - The new farm bill places a larger safety net under U.S. agriculture, but to land softly in its protective netting, farmers will have to negotiate around complex rules and payment formulas, said a Purdue University agricultural economist.

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Purdue Expert: Farm Bill Likely to Grow in Cost, Curb Free Trade

June 2002

From Purdue News - The 2002 U.S. farm bill has the highest price tag ever, and the cost could grow as the bill moves producers further away from market-oriented agriculture and free trade, said a Purdue University agricultural economist.