Lawsuits filed over USDA’s ‘socially disadvantaged farmer’ benefits

Texas Agricultural Commissioner Sid Miller.

Gary Baise Commentaries Lawsuits filed over USDA’s ‘socially disadvantaged farmer’ benefits Texas Agricultural Commissioner Sid Miller. “Socially disadvantaged” ancestry is necessary to qualify one as a member of a socially disadvantaged group, and as such, to qualify for certain government programs. But what does that really mean, especially for U.S. farmers? Plessy, of Plessy v Ferguson case…

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