Changes coming in farm programs?

Laws, Forrest
February 2011
Southwest Farm Press;2/3/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the emerging changes which were employed by the U.S. Congress for the revision of the average crop revenue election (ACRE) program in preparation for the drafting of the next farm bill. It also looks into the underlying issues following the enforcement of direct payments and counter-cyclical payments for the ACRE program. Bruce Babcock, professor of economics at Iowa State University reveals the reasons behind the limited acceptance among farmers on the program.


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