The Department of Agriculture Administration Building sits next to the Smithsonian. It ought to be a museum, too.
The main farm subsidy programs were introduced in the 1930s when many dirt-poor Dust Bowl farmers were in dire straits, as, of course, were many Depression-decimated families in the cities. Since the end of World War II, however, farmers and their families have substantially improved their absolute and relative economic stations.
Many of those affected by US trade and domestic agricultural policies are among the poorest people on the planet.
The success of agriculture as an industry has provided benefits to producers and consumers alike.
This volume brings togetheressays that critique recent U.S. agriculture policy and propose alternatives to the current regulatory regime.
This study reviews the contents and implications of major trade agreements, as well as the consequences of failing to secure agricultural trade policy reform.