The Congressional twice-per-decade reauthorization of The Farm Bill rarely makes headlines. But this year, proposals to extend subsidies to fruits and vegetables, end subsidies to wealthy farmers, and boost conservation spending have many people buzzing. Join Kojo for a look at where your tax dollars may or may not go.


  • Daniel Imhoff Author of "Food Fight: The Citizens Guide to a Food and Farm Bill" (Watershed Media/Univ. of CA Press)
  • Keith Olsen Dryland Wheat & Corn Farmer, President, Nebraska Farm Bureau
  • Catharine Richert Agricultural Reporter, Congressional Quarterly
  • A. G. Kawamura Secretary, California Department of Food and Agriculture

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