This book attempts to contribute to a fuller understanding of perennial issues underlying farm problems and agricultural policies in the United States thus contributing to better projections of policy effects, to better forecasts of policy changes, and perhaps to better policy for agriculture.
1. Instability and Risk as Rationales for Farm Programs 2. Storage, Stability, and Farm Programs 3. An Analysis of Alternative Market and Governmental Risk Transference Mechanisms 4. Stability and Farm Programs: A Case Study of Feed Grain Markets 5. Stability and the Tobacco Program 6. Stability Issues and Policy Analysis 7. Panel Discussion: Summary and Reactions