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Iowa Ag Review: Volume 1, Issue 2

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The Balanced Budget Amendment: How It May Impact Farm Programs
( 2015-08-31) Meyers, William ; Center for Agricultural and Rural Development

Most farmers support the concept of a balanced federal budget However, the Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA) already passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and recently rejected by the Senate, could have far more impact on farmers than the Farm Bill itself.

Meet the Staff
( 2015-08-31) Center for Agricultural and Rural Development

Willi Meyers is known to many of our readers as Professor of Economics, Associate Director of CARD, a net Co-Director of FAPRl at Iowa State University (ISU) since 1985.

The Budgetary and Resource Allocation Effects of Revenue Assurance: Summary of Results
( 2015-08-31) Babcock, Bruce ; Hayes, Dermot ; Hennessy, David ; Center for Agricultural and Rural Development

One of the more intriguing alternatives under consideration for the 1995 farm bill is the "Iowa Plan.'' This idea originated with a group oflowa's farm and commodity organizations.

Policy Announcements
( 2015-08-31) Kruse, John ; Center for Agricultural and Rural Development

The current CRP debate has forced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to make some statements about the future of the CRP.

Impacts on Iowa of the Changing Structure of the Pork Industry
( 2015-08-31) Lawrence, John ; Meyer, Seth ; Center for Agricultural and Rural Development

The December l USDA Hogs and Pigs report, released December 29, signaled a return to profitability in Iowa's hog industry, but also had rather serious implications for Iowa$ hog industry over the long run.