Chapter 13 – Introduction

This chapter is remixed from “Introduction to the Agriculture Economics”, Lumen Learning and is licensed under CC0 No Rights Reserved

Agriculture: Economics and Policy

In this lesson, you will learn how to:

  • explain why agricultural prices are unstable
  • discuss why there has been an employment exodus from agriculture to other industries over the past several decades
  • relate the rationale for farm subsidies and the economics of price supports
  • list the main elements of existing federal farm policy, especially recent policy



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