How Farmers Harvest U.S. Taxpayer Dollars

By David Ellis - 2013-09-09T14:38:32Z

Photograph by Davis Turner/Bloomberg

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Subsidized Smoking

The U.S. tobacco crop is eligible for the insurance program. Farmers can choose from eight subsidized plans covering the crop, which cost taxpayers $34.7 million in 2012.  

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