Policy trade-offs and the 1990 food and agricultural legislation
Agricultural and food policy: issues and alternatives for the 1990s: 211-222
The impact of the Food Security Act 1985 and the implications for 1990 food and agricultural legislation are discussed. The main factors in the policy-making process are identified and the process of compromise in policy-setting described. Those interested in the price and quality of farm programme commodities are producers, input suppliers, output handlers, users and processors, consumers, food aid advocates, and taxpayers.