U.S. farmers" preferences for agricultural and food policy in the 1990s

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Published by Illinois Agricultural Experiment Station in [Urbana, Ill .

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  • Agriculture and state -- Middle West,
  • Agricultural price supports -- Middle West,
  • Agricultural credit -- Middle West,
  • Tariff on farm produce -- United States

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Other titlesAgricultural and food policy in the 1990s, United States farmers" preference for agricultural and food policy in the 1990s
StatementHarold D. Guither ... [et al.] ; and contributing authors from participating states
SeriesNorth central regional extension publication -- 361, North central regional research publication -- 321, Bulletin / Illinois Agricultural Experiment Station -- 787, Bulletin (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 787, North central regional extension publication -- 361, North central regional research publication -- 321
ContributionsGuither, Harold D, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Agricultural Experiment Station
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Paginationiv, 45 p. :
Number of Pages45
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Open LibraryOL14656695M

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