An Analysis of Whole Farm Revenue Safety Net Options in Agriculture

Despite many years of experience, the federal government continues to seek a farm program that holds the potential for providing a politically acceptable safety net for farmers. This study demonstrates that, with the 2002 Farm Bill, AMTA, and marketing loan provisions continuing, a whole farm revenue safety net has the potential for simplifying existing farm programs, while enhancing the financial position of US farmers. There remains the need for further analysis of the impacts of the options analyzed on supply response by farmers.


Issue Date:
2001-07
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/42728
Total Pages:
54
Series Statement:
Working Paper
01-9




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