All we can say is this was a good moooove. (Forgive us.)
We’ll bet that you heard nothing about this from any other news outlet. So much crony capitalism counts on the taxpayers not being aware of this obscure program or that. Good on this bipartisan group for highlighting checkoff programs.
“Checkoff programs force farmers to pay into a system that sometimes actively works against their interests,” Lee said…
…The Opportunities for Fairness in Farming Act is commonsense reform that would help farmers see exactly where the fees they pay are going and ensure that their hard-earned money is not being used against them.”