How the USA supports its farmers

April 2007
Farmers Weekly;4/27/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 17, p33
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the government programs included in the 2002 Farm Bill enacted in the U.S. The direct payments initiative involves an annual payment to a farmer based on what he grew in the 1980s. The loan deficiency payments provide a safety net should prices fall below a certain level. It offers information on the Conservation Reserve Program.


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