Agricultural policy is in disarray in the United States. Subsidies disproportionately flow to wealthy farm business owners through a multitude of programs, which are often duplicative or wasteful. The 2018 Farm Bill will be a chance to reign in government waste and implement common-sense reforms.
This is the focus of “Agricultural Policy in Disarray,” a series of papers written by leading agricultural economists evaluating how farm programs affect farm incomes, US food security, rural communities and poverty, the environment, and US trade relations.
Read more from American Boondoggle