U.S. farm bill finale: Winners, losers, and implications for American food and agriculture

February 4 saw the close of a months-long American drama with the passing of an updated version of the farm bill (H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013). As long ago as July 2013, the farm bill's fate was hotly debated, with different parts of the U.S. legislature ...

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