China’s Evolving Ag Support Policies

🕔Jun 14, 2017China’s agricultural imports—and policies affecting those agricultural products—have important implications for the United States because China has become the top agricultural export market for American goods (see Figure 1). Even […]

Crop Insurance: Trump Cuts Would Eliminate Harvest Price Option and Limit Farm Size

🕔Jun 14, 2017Editor’s Note: For Tables and Figures see the Source Link at the bottom of the article. The Administration’s budget would cut $58.7 billion from crop insurance or about $6 billion […]

Wheat: Escalating Subsidies are Costing U.S. Farmers Big Time – DTN

🕔Sep 14, 2015Escalating farm subsidies in China, India, Turkey and Brazil cost U.S. wheat farmers nearly $1 billion in revenue every year, a new study by the wheat industry shows. Those four […]

Wheat: Foreign Farm Support Disrupts World Trade, Hurts Farm Revenue

🕔Sep 14, 2015U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) unveiled the results of an econometric study showing that excessive farm support in several advanced developing countries could […]

WTO: The Farm Bill and ’15 Doha Negotiations

🕔Aug 13, 2015Overview This article concludes a three-part farmdoc daily series on the 2014 farm bill and U.S. commitments on farm supports under the World Trade Organization (WTO). The U.S. is unlikely […]

Cotton and the 2014 Farm Bill: Proof the WTO Matters

🕔Jul 1, 2015The 2014 farm bill, formally known as the Agricultural Act of 2014, fundamentally reduced the level of agricultural subsidies for all the program crops, and the bill changed the way […]

Crop Insurance: GAO Seeks Cuts – DTN

🕔Mar 18, 2015Capping crop-insurance subsidies for the highest-income farmers would have minimal effect on the program, though the savings in federal dollars from such a move might not be as large as […]

WTO Ag Rules: Some Countries Not in Compliance

🕔Feb 23, 2015Several influential countries are not complying with the domestic agricultural support commitments they made as members of the World Trade Organization (WTO). That is the conclusion of a study sponsored […]

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