Funding farming

August 10, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT
Terry Hilgedick walks through a field of soybeans to check on an irrigation system that had stopped working the previous evening. Hilgedick’s family farm is growing 1,600 acres of corn, soybeans and wheat as their primary crops, and is one of the many farms in Boone County receiving crop subsidies.

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