Keywords: Agricultural commodities, Agricultural policy, China, Price supports
, Target prices, U.S.-China trade
For the longer term, the Federation--after extensive consultation with its members--unveiled Foundation for the Future, a plan to end price supports
and focus instead on insuring producer margins.
The Dairy Product Price Support
Program supports the price of fluid milk at $9.90 per cwt.
Department of Agriculture in July announced a temporary increase in the amount paid for dairy products through the Dairy Product Price Support
Program, left Holmes and more than 100 New Hampshire dairy farmers breathed a sigh of economic relief.
Department of Agriculture's Dairy Price Support
Program is designed to moderate price swings.
The House energy bill also blesses a southern route; but it includes no price supports
. Bush's position on price supports
will be critical when the Senate and House "conference" their bills.
As in the past, the new farm bill has a direct impact on the financial condition of Montana's farmers through specific income and price support
mechanisms for wheat and feed grain commodities.
In the European Union, the OECD's index of farm support rose to 49 per cent in 1999 from 45 per cent the previous year despite a reduction of price support
in monetary terms, as the value of production fell.
The first and foremost problem with the European farm policies is that they were based on high farm price supports
. In an era when farmers were getting access to high-tech, high-yield, off-farm inputs, high prices simply stimulated the farmers to invest in more inputs.
are predicated on a desire to preserve outdated standards of living.
A complicated system of price supports
and quotas has led to the situation today where three-quarters of French farm income come from Paris and Brussels.
Made to order for the grain traders and agrochemical companies that operate in the "global economy," these proposals aim both to eliminate farm price supports
and production controls, and to attempt to force all member nations to conform to health and safety standards that would be set in Rome by Codex Alimentarius, a group of international scientific bureaucrats that is under the influence of the agribusiness corporations.