Farm Economy

While there is bipartisan awareness that the farming economy needs changes, each side has differing views on if and where and how the government should regulate ranches and farms.
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FOR Republicans

Want to relax regulation standards on farms to allow them more freedom to work and grow, and reduce the costs these regulations impose on American farmers and ranchers. They also want to regulate agricultural trade partners to ensure exports are not barred by non-scientific scare tactics. source

FOR Democrats

Democrats want to expand funding for sustainable farming and ranching practices. They also aim to protect the rights of workers and restrict child labor. source

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