Food, farming essential to U.S. financial recovery

Roberson, Roy
January 2009
Southeast Farm Press;1/21/2009, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p4
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the how the U.S. can recover from the financial crisis. He mentions some assessments he believes about the impact of the crisis in the agricultural sector. He emphasizes that the nation will subsidize food but he questions on where will the subsidies go. He stresses that to insure the nation's food supply, it is helpful to make farmers more profitable and convince the older ones to make financial conditions more conducive to get into farming.


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