Next farm bill: States in charge?

Ray, Daryll E.
March 2005
Southeast Farm Press;3/2/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p36
Trade Publication
In this article, the author comments on a report entitled "A Consideration of the Devolution of Federal Agricultural Policy," examining the relationship between the farm bill and the State. The number of federal programs touched by devolution increased during the 1980s and 1990s. In the past, devolution has been implemented in economic and community development programs, welfare, food stamps, and surface transportation. Now, it seems, it is time to look at whether or not devolution is appropriate for agriculture.


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