raisin theft http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/23214/all en Washington Post Profiles ‘Outlaw’ Raisin Farmer Fighting to End the U.S. Raisin Reserve http://mrc.org/articles/washington-post-profiles-outlaw-raisin-farmer-fighting-end-us-raisin-reserve <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Paper highlights problem of government intervention about outdated law stealing from farmers. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Government intervention always has consequences, and in the case of the federal raisin reserve <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/one-growers-grapes-of-wrath/2013/07/07/ebebcfd8-e380-11e2-80eb-3145e2994a55_story.html">The Washington Post</a> found out it is hurting the very farmers it was meant to help. Even the Post mocked the outdated law and positively portrayed the farmer who is battling to end it.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/washington-post-profiles-outlaw-raisin-farmer-fighting-end-us-raisin-reserve" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Government Media Agriculture crops Economics farm farmers federal raising reserve government harvest legal battle marketing order 989 marvin horne raisin raisin theft supply and demand truman Tue, 09 Jul 2013 12:22:43 +0000 julia.seymour 43974 at http://mrc.org