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Subsidies for Oil Seed in Washington State

A 2012 white paper from WSU Pullman (http://tiny.cc/g9ye3w) identifies that no farmers elected to participate in the 2011 Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) subsidies.  Why? Because the sharp penciled farmers found it economically bad compared to standard crop insurance and market reliability of standard wheat crop rotations.  According to the study, farmers in the mid-Columbia […]