Direct Payments
 
As the farm bill wraps up, direct payments remain a staple payment for producers, accounting for $5.2 billion in spending, while fights continue in Congress over finding more funding for programs such as domestic and international food aid. How much should producers be willing to give up in direct payments in these times of high prices? (E-mail comments to chris.clayton@dtn.com)
Direct payments to farmers should not be cut
1 to 5 percent
6 to 10 percent
More than 10 percent
As much as 25 percent
Producers do not need to collect direct payments
 
 
Direct Payments
As the farm bill wraps up, direct payments remain a staple payment for producers, accounting for $5.2 billion in spending, while fights continue in Congress over finding more funding for programs such as domestic and international food aid. How much should producers be willing to give up in direct payments in these times of high prices? (E-mail comments to chris.clayton@dtn.com)
Percentages
38.3116883117 percent 3.40909090909 percent 2.92207792208 percent 1.46103896104 percent 5.68181818182 percent 48.2142857143 percent
38% 3% 3% 1% 6% 48%
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
Vote Legend
1) Direct payments to farmers should not be cut 236
2) 1 to 5 percent 21
3) 6 to 10 percent 18
4) More than 10 percent 9
5) As much as 25 percent 35
6) Producers do not need to collect direct payments 297
Total Votes: 616
Results current as of:
19-Jan-21 11:53 AM