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Mandating the Hypothetical: EPA’s Cellulosic Biofuels Mandate

It is no secret that many federal regulations in the United States are ineffective and burdensome to the economy.  However, the current Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirement for oil producers to purchase non-existent cellulosic biofuels...

CAGW Staff October 12, 2012
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Two of Nation’s Largest Watchdog Groups Launch Website to Mobilize Consumers, Taxpayers Against Federal Dairy Scheme

Two of Nation’s Largest Watchdog Groups Launch Website to Mobilize Consumers, Taxpayers Against Federal Dairy Scheme

CAGW Staff September 17, 2012
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Though Some Cuts Made, Farm Bill is still Flush with Waste

On June 21, 2012, the Senate voted 64-35 in favor of S. 3240, the Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012, which would cut the deficit by $23.6 billion over a ten year period. At first glance this seems like a lot of money, until you realize...

CAGW Staff July 12, 2012
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Farm Bill Should Buy the Farm

When is $24 billion not a lot of money? When it represents all the savings taxpayers can expect from the supposedly new-and-improved Farm Bill, formally known as S. 3240, the Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012, which may reach the Senate...

CAGW Staff July 12, 2012
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CCAGW Joins Coalition to Oppose 2012 Farm Bill

CCAGW Joins Coalition to Oppose 2012 Farm Bill

CAGW Staff June 20, 2012
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CAGW, National Small Government Nonprofits Announce New Joint Venture

CAGW, National Small Government Nonprofits Announce New Joint Venture

CAGW Staff March 30, 2012
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Food Stamp Expansion and Fraud

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly referred to as food stamps, has grown dramatically under President Obama’s administration. At the start of his term, in January 2009, there were approximately 32 million Americans...

CAGW Staff February 27, 2012
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Another Failing Federal Loan Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Electrification Administration (REA) program began during the New Deal Era of the 1930’s. The program’s primary goal was to promote rural electrification to farmers and residents in out of the way...

Deborah Collier December 21, 2011
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Dismantle the USDA’s Milk Marketing Order System

Reports on the progress of Congress’s Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction in its quest to identify $1.2 trillion in savings by November 23, 2011 are decidedly mixed. An open hearing on October 26 yielded some hand-wringing, but little in the...

CAGW Staff November 26, 2011
Press

CCAGW Fuming Over FHA Loan Limit Increase

For Immediate Release

Curtis Kalin November 14, 2011
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Draft Dairy Reforms Would Hurt Consumers, Add Bureaucracy and Increase Taxes

Draft legislation by House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) proposes new dairy programs that will cost thousands of jobs and increase the price of milk and other dairy products. With high unemployment levels and...

Leslie Paige October 14, 2011
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Senate Releases Agriculture Appropriations Bill

Senate Releases Agriculture Appropriations Bill

CAGW Staff September 15, 2011

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