Obama elected: farm subsidies, protectionism and biofuels?

28-01-2009 | | |

November 4 saw the election of Barack Obama to the US presidency. How will the Obama administration manage the US agricultural system, from the lessening of support for agribusiness, to diversifying the federal crop programme and banning packers from owning livestock? Several industry experts and politicians share their opinion.

Keywords: Barack Obama, politicians, democrats, biofuels, farm subsidies, COOL, NPPC

Source: Volume 24, No. 10

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Progress Volume 24 No-10 2008