Agriculture

Publications

Harvesting Another Trade War: Ad Hoc Farm Subsidies and Our WTO Commitments
Clark Packard

Introduction

Beginning in the 1930s the United States led the global charge toward a rules-based trading system. The goals of this bipartisan policy were: to increase economic growth and promote…

Unstable Conditions: Trade Wars and Bailouts Hurt Farmers and Consumers Alike
Alexandra McCandless

WASHINGTON (October 18, 2021)—While the United States has historically been the leader of the global trade system, the Trump years and the economic fallout of COVID-19 have upended that consensus….

Failures of the Farm Safety Net
Nan Swift

From the National Taxpayers Union:

Issue Brief: Failures of the Farm Safety Net

Special Thanks to Josh Sewell at Taxpayers for Common Sense and Nan Swift at R Street Institute for their…

, RSC Jim Banks Chairman
FY2022 Budget
Caroline Kitchens

From RSC Jim Banks Chairman:
“The House Republican Study Committee (RSC) released their alternative Fiscal Year 2022 budget, entitled Reclaiming Our Fiscal Future, which presents a bold plan to…

[What They’re Saying] RSC Budget – Reclaiming our Fiscal Future
Caroline Kitchens

“The House Republican Study Committee (RSC) released their alternative Fiscal Year 2022 budget, entitled Reclaiming Our Fiscal Future, which presents a bold plan to balance the federal budget in…

Reining in wasteful agricultural spending can help America reclaim its fiscal future
Caroline Kitchens

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on America’s finances and unleashed a massive federal spending spree. In the aftermath of the pandemic, our nation’s total federal…

, Black Enterprise
Black Farmers to Receive $5 Billion Coronavirus Relief Bill to Pay Off Debt, Establish Equity Commission
Clark Packard

From Black Enterprise:

The American Rescue Plan allocated $10.4 billion for the nation’s farmers, who were struggling before the coronavirus pandemic due to Trump’s trade war.

Trump’s New Deal for American Agriculture
Halie Craig

It’s no secret that one of the biggest losers in President Trump’s tit-for-tat tariff wars has been American agriculture. Since 2018, U.S. farm exports have been the favored target of retaliatory…

, Foreign Policy
Trump’s Trade Wars Have Made Bad Agriculture Policies Worse
Clark Packard

Recent years have been tumultuous for American farmers and ranchers. Thanks to advanced technologies and generous subsidies, their products have become so abundant that the United States usually ends…

, Foreign Policy
Trump’s Trade Wars Have Made Bad Agriculture Policies Worse
Clark Packard

Recent years have been tumultuous for American farmers and ranchers. Thanks to advanced technologies and generous subsidies, their products have become so abundant that the United States usually ends…

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