Food, Agriculture, and Rural Policy into the Twenty-First Century: Issues and Trade-Offs, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Food, Agriculture, and Rural Policy into the Twenty-First Century

Issues and Trade-Offs, 1st Edition

Edited by Milton C. Hallberg

CRC Press

424 pages

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Hardback: 9780367011857
pub: 2019-10-02

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This book contributes to 1995 policymaking by offering information concerning an array of issues fundamentally important to the U.S. agricultural and food sector. It reviews a set of policy approaches for dealing with these issues, and assesses trade-offs among these alternative approaches.

Table of Contents

Preface -- The Setting -- The Economic Setting for U.S. Food and Agriculture -- World Food and Agricultural Economy -- Evolution of U.S. Food and Agricultural Policy: 1970s to 1990s -- Structure of Food and Agricultural Sector -- The Issues -- Environment -- Water, Agriculture, and Public Policy -- Land Use Issues -- Sustainable Agriculture -- Food and Food Aid -- Domestic Food Aid Programs -- Overseas Food Aid Programs -- Food Quality: Safety, Nutrition, and Labeling -- International Agriculture -- International Trade Agreements -- U.S. Agricultural Trade Policy -- Commodity Policy Issues -- Farm Prices, Income, Stability, and Distribution -- Agricultural Supply Control -- Commodity Policy -- Marketing and Risk Management -- Federal Marketing Orders -- Commodity Promotion Programs -- Policy Alternatives to Protect Against Crop Failure in U.S. Agriculture -- Rural Programs, Research and Education -- Rural Development and Human Resource Adjustment -- Rural Credit Programs -- Issues in Research and Education

About the Editor

Hallberg, Milton C.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General