"Keep the money flowing to king corn - that's the clear implication of
comments by Collin Peterson, chairman of the House Agricultural
He told the Financial Times that organic produce and grass-fed beef
producers for local consumers need little federal help. "It is
growing, and it has nothing to do with the government, and that is
good," he told the FT. "For whatever reason, people are willing to pay
two or three times as much for something that says Ďorganicí or
Ďlocalí. Far be it from me to understand what thatís about, but thatís
reality. And if people are dumb enough to pay that much then
Dear Mr. Peterson,
While you may see wisdom in nursing at the alimentary canal of BigAg,
we that are dumb see an unsustainable, unhealthy, and unprofitable
policy destined for catastrophic failure.
That is the legacy you will leave. As chairman of the House
Agricultural Committee, we expected you to improve agriculture.
The People You Are Intrusted To Represent