Analyzing Crop Revenue Safety Net Program Alternatives and Impacts on Producers and Program Costs

This study evaluates the policy effects of alternative program designs for federal revenue-based farm income safety net programs. Eight representative farms across Nebraska are used to stochastically simulate the financial impact of changing the current farm crop revenue-based safety net with a state revenue trigger against potential alternative programs involving guarantees at the district, county, or farm level. Results indicate that decreasing the aggregation of the revenue guarantee increases expected farm-level payments and program costs for the revenue-based safety net.

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Jan 17 2012
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Conference Paper/ Presentation
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Q12; Q18

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