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September, 2006

Downwind - September 2005

I’ve heard a rumor (a story without confirmation and fact) and feel it is my duty to pass it on to all the members of Cook County Farm Bureau. The rumor I heard, from an excellent source for rumors, was that farmers will be "fine" despite the drought this summer because the government "will be paying them". However, I don’t believe this rumor is complete, so I’ve added to it…the government will also be buying for farmers new John Deere tractors and will be sending the farmers and family to Florida for a 3-month farming sabbatical. As a bonus, farmers with Crop Insurance will be paid twice.

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Downwind - September 2005

I’ve heard a rumor (a story without confirmation and fact) and feel it is my duty to pass it on to all the members of Cook County Farm Bureau. The rumor I heard, from an excellent source for rumors, was that farmers will be "fine" despite the drought this summer because the government "will be paying them". However, I don’t believe this rumor is complete, so I’ve added to it…the government will also be buying for farmers new John Deere tractors and will be sending the farmers and family to Florida for a 3-month farming sabbatical. As a bonus, farmers with Crop Insurance will be paid twice.

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