sugar growers http://peoriapublicradio.org en Debate over whether government should continue supporting sugar growers http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/debate-over-whether-government-should-continue-supporting-sugar-growers <div>The average American consumes nearly 40-pounds of refined sugar a year. And behind all those sweet snacks, a stealthy and heated battle is taking place over whether the government should continue to help out sugar growers. Yes, this is a farm bill issue. But as Harvest Public Media's Bill Wheelhouse reports, it’s one that has a very direct impact on consumers’ wallets:</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Harvest Public Media is a group of public broadcast stations in the Midwest covering food and agricultural issues. Mon, 22 Jul 2013 12:53:03 +0000 Bill Wheelhouse 9239 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Debate over whether government should continue supporting sugar growers