If you eat food, then know about the Farm Bill!

Likely, you're not a farmer, so, why should you care about the Farm Bill? As I'm reminded everyday, food and agriculture influences all aspects of our political, economic and social lives. NPR had two back-to-back stories about the contentiousness behind the latest iteration of the Farm Bill. Main reason why you should listen: If you eat food, then you should  brush up on the Farm Bill!

Take a listen:



Also, how Southern Farmers See Northern Bias in Farm Bill. (Did you notice how you're paying more for peanut butter? Well, thank the growing practices influenced by subsidy programs of our national agricultural policies!)

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