Study claims farmer-owned reserves would stabilize food/feed prices, provide farmer safety net

Bennett, David
October 2011
Southwest Farm Press;10/6/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 19, p12
Trade Publication
An interview with Harwood Schaffer, research assistant professor at the University of Tennessee (UT) Agricultural Policy Analysis Center, is presented. He notes the approach of the National Farmers Union (NFU) on the study by the (UT) Agricultural Policy Analysis Center which shows the benefit of farmer-owned reserves. Schaffer outlines the cost reduction that the segregation of grain stocks provides. He also highlights the risk of production that is eliminated by farmer-owned reserves.


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