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Subsidized Crop Insurance Program

How the Crop Insurance Industry Helped Buy a Multi-Billion Dollar Cut to Food Stamps

Zaid Jilani | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics
Zaid Jilani

We conducted a review of campaign spending by the crop insurance industry's top political action committee and its lobbyists it has contracted through a Virginia law firm, and found, unfortunately, unsurprising results.

Lynne Peeples

Farm Bill 2012 Eyed For Enhancing Conservation -- Of Soil And Farmers' Livelihood

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 02.28.2012 | Green

American farmers suffered more crop losses in 2011 than in any other year in recorded history. Total insurance payouts have surpassed $9 billion, and ...

Push For New Farm Subsidy Could Allegedly Pay Billions To Farmers

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 01.07.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON — Corn and soybean farmers are pushing for – and Congress is moving to create – a whole new subsidy that could maintain f...