The Coming Tug of War: Forces Moving the 2007 Farm Bill

The main forces of trade agreements and budgets will certainly play a strong role in driving the 2007 farm bill debate. Other factors ranging from the political makeup of Congress to the growing level of rhetoric calling for reform, from the cost-price squeeze facing producers to the emergence of nonprogram commodities at the table will also play, at this time, uncertain roles in the development of the final legislation. These various forces and factors are assessed and projections as to the final outcome of the debate hesitatingly provided.


Issue Date:
2006-08
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/43782
Published in:
Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Volume 38, Number 2
Page range:
445-454
Total Pages:
10
JEL Codes:
Q18




 Record created 2017-04-01, last modified 2017-08-25

Fulltext:
Download fulltext
PDF

Rate this document:

Rate this document:
1
2
3
 
(Not yet reviewed)