New deficit plan cuts $10B in Minnesota farm subsidies

The plan will also cut federal contributions to crop insurance programs and land conservation programs. Obama has proposed a total of $3 trillion in deficit reduction.
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The plan will also cut federal contributions to crop insurance programs and land conservation programs. Obama has proposed a total of $3 trillion in deficit reduction.

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