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How Will Cap-And-Trade Affect You?

A recent Iowa State University study shows cap-and-trade legislation could increase costs for Corn Belt farmers by $5 to $10 per acre. The American Farm Bureau Federation claims producers could pay as much as $33 per acre. How would this cost increase affect you if the measure becomes law?

  1. DPGood56 says:

    I am sure it will put me out of work along with millions of others and probably lose my home too. But those a__es in D.C. will still have every thing until we throw them all out of office NO incumbents in 2010

  2. Anonymous says:

    amen DPGood56, bunch of clowns , never worked a day in their lives .

  3. Anonymous says:

    Cap-and-trade will decrease my profits, obviously, because Farm Bureau wasn't able to get an exclusion for farmers from Washington. Ironic that climate change is supposed to result in food shortage and legislation for climate change will also result in a food shortage as farmers sell off cropland to developers rather than struggle with even more expense. I am voting them out, too!

  4. Anonymous says:

    all it would take is for ALL growers to not plant for 1 season. this would allow the legislators in D.C. to have some valuable time to understand the need for ag.

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