New center measures farm bill impact

Herring, Peg
April 2012
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/27/2012, p14
The article reports on the Partnership for Agricultural and Resource Policy Research center at Oregon State University. The research center was reportedly established in response to increased government scrutiny of farm support programs. It was financed by a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) worth 910,216 U.S. dollars. The center will assess the effects of the Farm Bill on agricultural economies, rural communities, the environment and consumer access to affordable food.


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