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Farm Subsidies in California:

Farm Subsidies in California:

Skewed Priorities and Gross Inequities
Saturday, May 1, 2010

by Kari Hamerschlag, Senior Analyst

View and Download the report here: California Farm

Although cotton and rice constitute a tiny portion of California’s nation-leading farm production, those two crops – rather than the state’s vast harvest of fruits and vegetables – continue to get the lion’s share of federal farm subsidies in the state, according to the latest update of the Environmental Working Group’s Farm Subsidy Database. (Available at

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