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14 March 2019 | USA

Farmers slam Trump 2020 budget plan that includes deep cuts to subsidies

President Donald Trump’s 2020 budget plan to slash federal funding for farm subsidies and other safety net programs for agricultural producers is getting criticized by farmers who say they are already struggling.
“We are very concerned and disappointed with the administration’s proposed budget,” said Illinois Farm Bureau President Richard Guebert, who farms corn, soybeans and wheat. “This comes at a time when farmers are facing a depressed farm economy combined with continued market uncertainty and unresolved trade agreements.”

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