MSP Mag: Farm and failure

Andrew Zimmern writes, "The farm bill is here and it’s not a pretty picture. This affects all Minnesotans, every one of us. And it dictates policy for another five years. Read this post and the three excerpts and DO SOMETHING today to make a difference."
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Andrew Zimmern writes, "The farm bill is here and it’s not a pretty picture. This affects all Minnesotans, every one of us. And it dictates policy for another five years. Read this post and the three excerpts and DO SOMETHING today to make a difference."

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