"The business dynamic of agriculture today is completely different than even a few years ago, so ag policy legislation should lead the way to make this a positive transition, says Illinois Corn Growers Association President Art Bunting. "Much of the farm bill as drafted puts window dressing on an outdated approach that serves neither corn growers nor the public well."
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"The goal should be to assure a safety net for farmers and consumers who rely on the growing array of food, feed, fuel and fiber products made from corn," says Iowa Corn Growers President Tim Recker. "A Farm Bill without a revenue-based program is extremely inadequate and could present significant economic consequences to corn producers throughout the
The groups state that the country needs a program that provides assistance when it's needed most, not one that is in place because it's always been done that way.