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News stories tagged with "subsidy"

Farm bill could make or break dairy farmers

Some family farm advocates are asking Congress to change the way dairy farmers receive government subsidies. Some North Country farmers say it could mean the difference between staying in business or selling their cattle and land. Jonathan Brown reports  Go to full article

President's farm budget includes dairy cuts

As part of an effort to reign in farm subsidies, President Bush's executive budget includes cuts to a program that helps dairy farmers when the milk price falls. It would also end payments for the nation's weathiest farmers. As David Sommerstein reports, the cuts come as Congress prepares to wrangle over a new farm bill this year.  Go to full article

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