Farm Commodity Programs: A Short Primer

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This report briefly discusses programs designed to provide income support,
price support, and/or supply management for approximately 20 specified agricultural
commodities. USDA farm support programs represent the heart of U.S. farm policy, by virtue of
their longevity – they have existed since the early 1930s – and their cost.

Creator(s): Becker, Geoffrey S
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: June 20, 2002
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Becker, Geoffrey S

Specialist in Agricultural Policy

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  • Creation: June 20, 2002
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This report briefly discusses programs designed to provide income support,
price support, and/or supply management for approximately 20 specified agricultural
commodities. USDA farm support programs represent the heart of U.S. farm policy, by virtue of
their longevity – they have existed since the early 1930s – and their cost.

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