Has USDA Gone Too Far?

March 24, 2009 07:00 PM

Pro Farmer Editors

Has USDA gone too far in asking farmers to sign another form at their FSA office which will give FSA access to IRS income data to help USDA verify income? The answer to that question, according to an item first reported on www.profarmer.com via Jim Wiesemeyer's Inside Washington Today column, is YES!

Here's a link to read what USDA announced last week via an item published here on AgWeb.com.

Not only a farmers less than pleased about the USDA decision, it now has garnered the attention of farm-state lawmakers. Here's a link to read more about this item via Jim's Washington Insight column available here on AgWeb.com so you can voice your opinion.

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