An Analysis of USDA Farm Program Payments and Rural Development Funding in Low Population Growth Rural Communities

In 13 Midwest, Great Plains and Intermountain West states, 260 of the region’s largest farm operations received more money from USDA farm programs than all the people and communities in 260 examined counties, containing nearly 3 million people in over 1,400 incorporated municipalities, received from rural development programs according to a report released today by the Center for Rural Affairs.

Download the full report as a pdf here.

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