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Farm Bill Frustration

Across the Belt, many farmers are frustrated by Congress’s dilly-dallying over the Farm Bill or resigned to a “no sense of urgency” attitude when it comes to the viability of our nation’s producers. Following is a sampling of what our readers who participated in the Web Poll had to say on this subject: • “Congress doesn’t seem to feel farmers ... Read More »

Sen. Stabenow – Delta’s New Friend

By Tommy Horton Editor Is it really possible for a Democratic senator from Michigan to visit the Mississippi Delta and find common ground with Southern farmers? If you had told me three years ago that this could happen, I wouldn’t have believed it. But recently I saw how bipartisanship and mutual interests can carry the day when it comes to ... Read More »