Ag Trade: China Demand Fuels U.S. Farm Economy, as Federal Support Subsides Jun 10, 2021

🕔Jun 10, 2021
Financial Times writer Aime Williams reported on Monday that, “Donald Trump’s trade war with China left American farmers dependent on government handouts to survive. But China is now at the heart of a […]

Ag Subsidies Pale In Comparison To What Fossil-Fuel Industry Receives – Commentary Feb 12, 2020

🕔Feb 12, 2020
We were recently struck by a paper that was referenced in a recent column by Nobel Prize Economist Paul Krugman (here) that discussed the subsidies that we directly and indirectly […]

China’s Evolving Ag Support Policies Jun 14, 2017

🕔Jun 14, 2017
China’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, 2017

🕔Jun 14, 2017
Editor’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, 2015

🕔Sep 14, 2015
Escalating 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, 2015

🕔Sep 14, 2015
U.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, 2015

🕔Aug 13, 2015
Overview 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, 2015

🕔Jul 1, 2015
The 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, 2015

🕔Mar 18, 2015
Capping 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, 2015

🕔Feb 23, 2015
Several 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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