Topic: Food Policy & Agriculture - Pacific Standard

Topic: Food Policy & Agriculture

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Big Ag Monopolies Have Stifled Small Farmers. 2020 Democrats Want to Break Them Up.

When a few agribusinesses have all the power, one choice by them can determine the course of a farmer's entire production. Will 2020 change that?

A farmer harvests soybeans in Owings, Maryland.

The Trump Administration Will Pay Farmers $16 Billion for Its Trade War

The announcement comes amid criticism of farm subsidies, which exceed revenue Trump has taken in from tariffs on Chinese imports.