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Agricultural Commodity Programs

  • By: Andrew Jackson Waskey
  • In: Green Food: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Environmental Policy

Agricultural commodity programs have taken several forms in the United States. They are usually programs to meet the problem of overproduction.

Historically, American farmers were faced with a new continent to farm. At the beginning of the republic, it took about four ...

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