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Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Dec 12, 2011. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Yes, as a means of temporary stabilization of wider market swings. There is no truly free market as government policy can often affect markets for years. Even small scale farming can be capitol intensive, and farming is a business with a much longer... 7 years ago from a Democrat in Cedar Rapids, IA
Farms and ranches, especially family operations, are barely profitable enough to say in business as it is. Although I generally disagree with government interference in business matters, it is the government's business to ensure that the country is... 7 years ago from a Libertarian in Norman, OK
Not giant corporate farms unless they pay the fed minimum wage or greater. 7 years ago from a Democrat in Bainbridge, OH
Yes by subsidizing crop insurance and allowing more market response. Something similar to national flood insurance. 7 years ago from a Democrat in Medina, OH
Yes, but only for CREP programs and with a gross income cap, to leave out agribusiness. 7 years ago from a Democrat in Champaign, IL
Subsidize crop insurance to guarantee a reliable food supply. 7 years ago from a Republican in Beresford, SD
Only those farms below an established net profit, who do not export out of the country. 7 years ago from a Republican in Phoenix, AZ
Only when there is a problem like drought, etc. 7 years ago from a Democrat in Spokane, WA
There should be no subsidies for the crops that are adding to our obesity problems such as wheat and corn. If something must be subsidized it should be vegetables and other healthy crops so healthy foods will be cheaper. We don't need subsidies for... 7 years ago from a Republican in Thomaston, GA
Family farmers... yes, conglomerate farms...no. 7 years ago from a Green in Sioux City, IA
No subsidizies for tobaco or very large farms. Help the small farmer and small family farms. 7 years ago from a Republican in Pismo Beach, CA
No, this would help big business and capitalism. Instead, we should end capitalism and supply the farmers with what they need. 7 years ago from a Socialist in Portland, OR
Yes, but cut corn and factory farm subsidies, an Yes, but include (and increase) small and organic farm subsidies. 7 years ago from a Democrat in North Miami Beach, FL
Yes, but remove the term "factory farm" from the vocabulary of anyone who cannot point to a specific instance in which they have physically been in the property of such a farm. 7 years ago from a Democrat in Madison, WI
Yes, only organic, non-factory farmers. 7 years ago from a Green in Seattle, WA
Yes but with limits on subsidys for the rich. 7 years ago from a Democrat in Wichita, KS
Cut corn, wheat, diary and factory farm subsidies and subsidize small and organic farmers.
Cut corn, wheat, and factory farm subsides and do subsidize small and organic farmers. 7 years ago from a Democrat in Seattle, WA
The government should NOT be helping biotech companies such as Monsanto and Dow. 7 years ago from a Libertarian in Grand Rapids, MI
Yes, but find better ways to utilize excess crops/food as opposed to automatically making them commodities (i.e. giving more food to the homeless, the poor, children, nursing homes, etc.). 7 years ago from a Socialist in Chicago, IL
Yes. Food security contributes to national security, and protection from crop failure should be provided with limitations. Subsidies could also be used to affect crop choices and crop rotation, and to protect small farmers from huge agribusinesses. There... 7 years ago from a Democrat in Milford, MA
The government needs to let the farmers and businesses alone to do their own farming and business unless they need financial help, which needs to be provided - not mandated with rules and restrictions of what to grow vs. what not to grow, etc. Also, FDA... 7 years ago from a Republican in Garland, TX