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Agricultural Freedom
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Toward a Free-Market Farm Policy

December 13, 2013 - 10:25am CST

OCPA executive vice president Brian Bush recently sat down with economist Jayson Lusk, OCPA’s Samuel Roberts Noble Distinguished Fellow, to discuss agricultural subsidies, crop and livestock insurance, and more. BUSH: There’s been a lot of discussion lately about the farm bill and about the future ... READ MORE

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Misplaced Wrath

September 6, 2013 - 10:48am CDT

By Jayson Lusk With today’s farm bill hanging in the balance, it is instructive to take a brief look back at our nation’s long and complicated history with farm policy. The Progressive Era, coupled with the Great Depression, enabled the New Deal policies of the 1930s. It was then that Franklin Roo... READ MORE

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Food Police Are a Threat to Our Liberties

February 6, 2013 - 12:58pm CST

By Jayson Lusk Oklahoma is the sixth-fattest state in the nation. If that weren’t bad enough, a 2012 report entitled F as in Fat projected the percentage of Oklahomans as being obese to rise from 31 percent to 66 percent, placing us only behind Mississippi on the bathroom scales. We dare not let M... READ MORE

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