Current land diversion programs only extend the commercial farm problem into the future. A long-run program of permanent land withdrawal with appropriate compensation could solve the surplus problem and save yearly treasury outlays.
Heady, Earl O.
"Towards a Long-Range Solution to the Commercial Farm Problem,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 20
, Article 4.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol20/iss5/4