Rick Roth, who runs a mid-sized sugar and vegetable farm in Belle Glade, Fla., believes the U.S. sugar program helps growers mitigate risk in an uncertain business.Amy Green/Florida Center for Investigative Reporting BELLE GLADE, Fla. – Behind every candy bar and can of soda is a complex government program of import tariffs and farmer loans […]
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