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Don't short-change farmers

Families in the balance

May 30, 2009

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CONTRARY TO your May 26 editorial " Fertilizer from the farm lobby ," regarding direct payments to "large agribusinesses," most farm benefits help provide a basic safety net to the 98 percent of our nation's farms that are owned and run by families. Whether these family businesses are incorporated is only semantics and is typically done for tax purposes. The ... (Full article: 228 words)

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