It appears that the net effect of government farm programs to date has been to impede adjustments in agriculture. If some were dropped, others changed and the new ones started, they could make a positive contribution.
Iowa Farm Science Editorial Board
"How Government Programs Influence Agricultural Adjustment,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 12
, Article 8.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol12/iss5/8