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Farm program update would yield big losers and some winners, analysis shows

The idea of updating the base acreage that’s used to determine who gets get commodity payments, and how much, has gotten a fresh boost with the endorsement of the National Corn Growers Association. Members of the group believe the savings from requiring farmers to update their base acres could be used to fund increases in commodity program reference prices, a top priority for many farm groups. But a state-by-state map shows that there could be clear winners and losers in the process.
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