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The U.S. Government plays an important role in national and regional agricultural production. The government uses production control programs, price supports, and loans to increase and stabilize national farm commodity prices and invests in research, development, and extension to promote national production. It has invested in various development projects, such as irrigation, to promote regional agricultural production or regulates land use to avoid permanent depletion of resources.

Publication Date:

9-1980

Publisher:

Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Iowa State University

City:

Ames, IA

Disciplines:

Agricultural and Resource Economics | Agricultural Economics | Agricultural Science | Agriculture | Natural Resources Management and Policy