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Climate Change Legislation and Farming: Bumper Crop or Bitter Harvest?

Cap-and-trade and the U.S. farmer: Friends or foes?

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The U.S. farmer is a key stakeholder in the current debate surrounding climate legislation. Would a cap-and-trade regime be a farmer's friend or foe?

In our assessment, there are two key components to the cap-and-trade math as it pertains to agricultural producers. Where these two ultimately net out will determine the answer to our question.

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