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New US Farm Bill Reaps Controversy

U.S. farmers will no longer get automatic checks from the government under new agriculture legislation President Obama signed into law Friday.  But critics say the new Farm Bill simply replaces the old subsidies with new ones that may violate international trade rules.  The bill also includes reforms in how the U.S. helps the hungry around the world. The Farm Bill Obama signed ended $5 billion per year in automatic payments to farmers. "This bill helps to clamp down on...

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