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Tuesday 12/11/12

Soybean Growers Criticize Target-Price Option
With the clock ticking on this farm bill, the American Soybean Association sent a letter Monday to House and Senate Agriculture Committee leaders seeking to attack the need for a target-price program in the commodity title.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 6:16AM CST 12/11/12 by Chris Clayton | Post a Comment
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I hardly think more options would simpify or reduce administration overhead expenses. Extending the current Food Bill and then falling over the cliff might just be the best solution to the nations oversized government ails. Some of us might just have to quit throwing food into the dumpster.
Posted by Bonnie Dukowitz at 7:05AM CST 12/11/12
Then, just as a sidebar, there's dumping two troubled manned fighters representing a $1.5+ Trillion investment over the next ten years, while we're simultaneously deploying Avenger Drones, which DARPA suggests will be the core of our Air Force Technology by 2017. That's a lot of Small Farms and Businesses that could be saved and started-imagine the revenue THAT would generate. China and Russia are creating State of the Art Stealth Fighters for a fraction of what we're spending, perhaps like the Wal-Mart method, we should just buy theirs and retrofit our tech onto them. Again, just a thought.
Posted by Ric Ohge at 9:42AM CST 12/13/12
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