Moldy wheat near Hazelton in south-central Idaho in August 2014 after hail storms and several days of rain damaged crops. Wheat subsidies to more than 23,000 Idaho recipients totaled more than $1.1 billion from 1995 to 2012, according to the Environmental Working Group.
Moldy wheat near Hazelton in south-central Idaho in August 2014 after hail storms and several days of rain damaged crops. Wheat subsidies to more than 23,000 Idaho recipients totaled more than $1.1 billion from 1995 to 2012, according to the Environmental Working Group. Drew Nash Times-News
Moldy wheat near Hazelton in south-central Idaho in August 2014 after hail storms and several days of rain damaged crops. Wheat subsidies to more than 23,000 Idaho recipients totaled more than $1.1 billion from 1995 to 2012, according to the Environmental Working Group. Drew Nash Times-News

Ed Lotterman: Pressure to retain subsidized insurance for farmers persists

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