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Farm bill plows under direct payments

A five-year federal farm that could become law in the coming week does away with farm subsidies that have guided agriculture through record profits in recent years.

Kind skeptical of Farm Bill

An example of something he wants to see changed is reforming cotton programs.

Wis. congressmen propose crop insurance changes

Two Wisconsin congressmen are proposing changes to the nation's crop insurance program that they say will save the federal government $11 billion over the next 10 years.