Many congressional leaders want to begin hearings this winter that could lead to a new farm bill. Nearly all interest groups want to see an increase in federal involvement in agriculture. But before Iowa’s farm groups push for a change in policy, they should understand that, for Iowa, some forms of government help are preferred to others, and some forms of government assistance can actually be harmful.
Babcock, Bruce A. and Hart, Chad E.
"Can Subsidies Hurt Iowa Agriculture?,"
Iowa Ag Review: Vol. 5
, Article 4.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/iowaagreview/vol5/iss4/4