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Should the Government Forgive Farmers’ Student Loans?

Matthew Dillon, the director of agricultural policy and programs at Clif Bar (an ASBC member), was quoted in MarketWatch urging Congress to add farmers to the list of workers entitled to student loan forgiveness after 10 years. Said Dillon, “Farming is a tough business. It’s a lot of risk and if we can help early on in lowering the entry fee in farming by creating some debt forgiveness, all the better.”

Source Author: 
Jillian Berman
Source Publication Date: 
May 21, 2016