National Farmers Union Supports Cap and Trade – Benefits to Agriculture Outweigh the Costs

In an interview on AgriTalk, National Farmer’s Union President Roger Johnson explains one reason the Farmers Union supports national climate and energy legislation: because the benefits to agriculture will far outweigh the costs. The USDA found that the agricultural offset program in the House of Represenative’s bill would create $4-5 dollars in new income opportunity for every dollar of expense to agriculture.

Listen to an audio clip of Mr. Johnson on AgriTalk

Agritalk’s podcast of the full interview also is available (44 minutes into the podcast)