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NFU fears cuts to farm bill spending

President Donald Trump addressed the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF)Monday to raucous applause by a record number of farmers, ranchers and agribusiness leaders.

Most farmers cheered for the Administration’s position on reducing regulation, cutting taxes, giving businesses room for growth and the promise of a new farm bill this year.

Roger Johnson serves as president of the National Farmers Union (NFU). This traditionally left-leaning group, with a history as long as AFBF’s, says the Trump Tax Cut is going to cut government spending on the farm bill.

Johnson’s view of what lies ahead for farm interests in the program below.

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