"The details are still to be worked out. But there's rare agreement
that fixed annual subsidies of $5 billion a year for farmers are no longer
feasible in this age of tight budgets and when farmers in general are enjoying
record prosperity."My only comment is to the sentence I quoted.
Our farmers in Kansas, Oklahoma, etc. just experienced a terrible drought for
two yrs in a row. This year mother nature is being kind to them .. so far. I
know a few farmers in Kansas. They are the salt of the earth. They planted
several crops during the last two drought years and had nothing to harvest.
Absolutely nothing. I'm not sure where this idea that farmers in general
are enjoying record prosperity is coming from.