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Published February 08, 2011, 10:26 AM

Cut in food stamps possible?

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Senate Agriculture ranking member Pat Roberts, R-Kan., said Feb. 3 food stamps should be on the table along with farm subsidies in federal budget deficit reduction, but a key Farm Bureau lobbyist said it is unlikely Congress will make a substantial cut in a program that is feeding 43 million people during a recession.

By: Jerry Hagstrom, Special to Agweek

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