The bill would include billions of dollars to encourage climate-friendly farm practices and support renewable energy projects for farmers and rural businesses.
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The iced tea maker struck a licensing deal with Denver-based Dixie Brands Inc. Reflecting the demographics of commercial agriculture, two-thirds of the farmers polled were 55 years of age or older, including the 41 percent who were at least Eighty-three percent of those surveyed were male. The series is sponsored by the American Farm Bureau Federation. Among voters who identified as Republican or leaning Republican in the poll, 40 percent said they would vote for Donald Trump, compared to 15 percent for Sen.
Cruz, 11 percent for Sen.
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Marco Rubio and 10 percent for Ben Carson. Other candidates were in single digits, with former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee garnering slightly more than 4 percent, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie with about 2 percent, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush at 1.
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John Kasich at 1 percent and Rick Santorum polling just below 1 percent. However, in a sign of how fluid the race may still be as the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucuses approach on Feb.
Although only 12 percent of those surveyed identified as independents, almost 26 percent of those supported Donald Trump, followed by over 13 percent for Rubio and 10 percent for Sanders. However, almost 25 percent were undecided and slightly more than 13 percent did not answer. The nationwide telephone survey was conducted from January , with producers who own at least acres of farmland.