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U.S. Agricultural Policy Reform in 2007 and Beyond

As U.S. agricultural policy is revisited in the 2007 Farm Bill debate, the occasion is ripe to reconsider whether our commodity programs and related legislation best serve agriculture and the economy, and what policies might do better. The studies in this working paper series demonstrate that the current programs serve neither the national interest nor the interests of rural people or agriculture as an industry. Congress and the President would do the country an economic favor by substantially reforming these policies.

See PDF article here: U.S. Agricultural Policy Reform in 2007 and Beyond by Bruce L. Gardner and Daniel A. Sumner

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