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1995 farm bill: American family farmers and ranchers at risk

, : 1995 farm bill: American family farmers and ranchers at risk. World Farmers' Times 10(4): 3-4

Options for achieving a fair and effective farm price support system in the 1995 farm bill are limited by two powerful forces: intense pressure to reduce federal expenditure on nearly all non-defense budget items, and the philosophical outlook of the new majority leadership in Congress. The move is increasingly towards a reduction in price support and ultimately a free market. However, farm incomes continue to fall, with 88% of farmers' income now coming from off-farm sources.

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