Through the farm bill, taxpayers spend billions on programs designed to protect vital public goods like natural wetlands and healthy air and soil. However, without better information and effective oversight mechanisms, we cannot be sure these expenditures provide valuable returns to the public.
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- “R Street Institute Policy Short: How to get the most out of the 2018 farm bill”: https://www.rstreet.org/2019/09/17/r-street-institute-policy-short-how-to-get-the-most-out-of-the-2018-farm-bill/
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