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LANDTHINK Pulse: SNAP (Food Stamps) Gets the Stamp of Disapproval in Farm Bill 2012

LANDTHINK Pulse: SNAP (Food Stamps) Gets the Stamp of Disapproval in Farm Bill 2012

Farm Bill 2012 has been a hot-button issue all across the country, so last month LANDTHINK posed the following question to our audience: Do you think SNAP (food stamps) should be part of the 2012 Farm Bill? LANDTHINK.com, an authoritative online resource for advice, knowledge, opinions and trends related to land, is pleased to announce the August results. Our informal online survey revealed that 76% of respondents thinks SNAP (food stamps) SHOULD NOT be included in Farm Bill 2012. Nearly 80% of the trillion-dollar 2012 Farm Bill would be allocated to social welfare programs, including food stamps. A mere 7-9% would be spent on crop insurance, with the remainder spent on special interest handouts in the agriculture industry like conservation, trade, energy and forestry programs. The current farm bill expires on September 30th.

LANDTHINK subscribers, fans, followers and land industry professionals across the country have made their feelings on SNAP in the 2012 Farm Bill known:

LANDTHINK Pulse: SNAP (Food Stamps) Gets the Stamp of Disapproval in Farm Bill 2012

76% said NO, SNAP SHOULD NOT be included in 2012 Farm Bill

24% said YES, SNAP SHOULD be included in 2012 Farm Bill

Beginning last May, LANDTHINK.com has asked for participation in a series of questions, the LANDTHINK Pulse. Each month, we ask one, straightforward question, in an effort to gather interesting insight into the current land real estate market. The LANDTHINK staff would like to extend a huge “thank you” to everyone who participated and shared the Pulse with friends and connections in the industry. Interest and participation in the Pulse has continued to grow since it debuted last May.

Congratulations to Elizabeth Tomberlin, the winner of the $100 Amazon gift card in August! Elizabeth is Quality Assurance Administrator with Southwest Georgia Farm Credit in Bainbridge, Georgia.

If your business would like the opportunity to sponsor next month’s October Pulse question, please contact us to learn more about the benefits to your company.

Click here to answer the September Pulse question regarding Presidential Election 2012. All respondents will be entered to win a $100 Amazon gift card!

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