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In today’s edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Joshua Sewell, senior policy analyst with Taxpayers for Common Sense joins the show to discuss agriculture policy and crop insurance.
Sewell explores the high costs related to crop insurance and other farm programs showing how taxpayers foot the bill for a program that could be provided more effectively through the free market. Most people don’t know, but taxpayers insure farmers not just against crop losses due to disaster but also against below expected crop prices.