This book attempts to contribute to a fuller understanding of perennial issues underlying farm problems and agricultural policies in the United States thus contributing to better projections of policy effects, to better forecasts of policy changes, and perhaps to better policy for agriculture.

chapter 1|25 pages

Instability and Risk as Rationales for Farm Programs

ByRobert J. Meyers, James F. Oehmke

chapter 2|29 pages

Storage, Stability, and Farm Programs

ByBrian D. Wright

chapter 4|27 pages

Stability and Farm Programs: A Case Study of Feed Grain Markets

ByMarshall A. Martin

chapter 5|30 pages

Stability and the Tobacco Program

ByDaniel A. Sumner

chapter 6|28 pages

Stability Issues and Policy Analysis

ByGordon C. Rausser

chapter 7|3 pages

Panel Discussion: Summary and Reactions

ByBruce Gardner