US Farm Policy and Risk Assistance: The Competing Senate and House Agriculture Committee Bills of July 2012

Date period
12 September 2012

SummaryInsurance for key commodities is likely to be a critical element of the next US farm bill. Carl Zulauf and David Orden, leading experts on crop insurance and domestic support, offer an analysis of the policy options available for managing risk to crops and revenue, and try to establish the extent to which these may distort markets by affecting trade or production.